Kurt Angle: "Randy Orton evades WWE Wellness Program"

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Kurt Angle: "Randy Orton evades WWE Wellness Program"

Throughout WWE history, several wrestlers have been accused of using performance-enhancing drugs, steroids and various drugs, with some admitting to such vices, including alcohol and painkiller abuse. Among the many sadly known stories, the one of the late Eddie Guerrero, whose youth was devastated by drug abuse, or that of Jeff Hardy, who both in TNA and in WWE has always used and abused alcohol and others, obviously emerge.

substances, which led to the infamous Victory Road 2011 main event, against a bitter and literally enraged Sting. Among the many athletes who have been caught by the WWE Wellness Program, there is also a Randy Orton who in recent years seems to have become a little angel, having no longer suffered any suspension due to his behavior outside the rules of the federation, but in the The real reason behind this circumstance also seems to have emerged in the last few hours.

In the last episode of his Kurt Angle Show, the WWE Hall of Famer and well-known Olympic champion of Atlanta '96, wanted to tell the vicissitudes of two well-known colleagues, namely Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam, both of whom became famous even outside the WWE for smoking marijuana in daily life.

Angle said: "Well, I think WWE continues to do the same, even though I've been leaving with them for a while now, but they usually just fine their wrestlers. So, everyone goes for drug tests seven times a year. Several of them test positive all seven times and I might as well tell you some of their names, Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam.

They basically go to the company and say 'How much are the fines and how many drug tests do I have to do per year?' So, they go and pay the fines and get their minds off. I think the fines are around $ 2,000 each, so they pay out 14 grand and they're fine.

They literally bypass the test and avoid suspension. So, I think with marijuana, they have an even lower one, because it's no longer even banned as a substance. You are not even suspended, but you still have to pay a fine."

WWE WrestleMania Backlash results

Here's what happened in the latest WWE WrestleMania Backlash Pay-per-Wiew, which took place on 5/16/2021 at WWE Thunderdome (Yuengling Center) in Tampa, Florida. Kickoff:
Single Match:
Sheamus beats Ricochet Main Card:
Women's Triple Threat Match for the Raw Women's Championship:
Rhea Ripley beats Asuka and Charlotte Flair (Rhea remains champion) Tag Team Match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships:
Rey Mysterio & Dominik beat Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode (Mysterio's are the new couple champions) Lumberjack Match:
Damian Priest beats The Miz - Lumberjacks outside the ring were zombies to advertise the Army of the Dead movie starring WWE Hall of Famer Batista.

Women's Match for the SmackDown Women's Championship:
Bianca Belair beats Bayley (Bianca remains champion) Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship:
Bobby Lashley beats Braun Strowman and Drew McIntyre (Lashley remains champion) Single Match for the Universal Championship:
Roman Reigns (w / Paul Heyman) defeats Cesaro (Reigns remains champion) - At the end of the match Jey Uso attacks Cesaro and Seth Rollins arrives to attack the Swiss.

Notes from the show:
- The next WWE PPV has been announced and surprisingly it will not be Money in the Bank but Hell in a Cell for June 20th always at Thunderdome.
- The duo titles of Raw, WWE Women's Tag Team and the Intercontinental Championship were not defended in this PPV.