-- Randy Orton is very vocal behind the scenes about wanting to work as a heel. WWE officials want to make sure Sheamus is established as the top babyface on SmackDown before they turn Orton. It is believed he will be heel by the end of the year.
-- As reported Sunday, Randy Orton was caught on camera using the middle finger gesture during his match against Dolph Ziggler at Night of Champions. According to sources, Orton's flippant action stemmed from a group of fans ringside chanting "Orton sucks." Following the match, Orton reportedly threatened a fan that he would "kick his ass" after the show.