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Randy Orton Suspended: WWE Superstar to Miss 60 Days, Including 'No Way Out' and 'Money in the Bank'

International Business Times UK

Another WWE superstar will miss the next Pay-Per-View because of a suspension.

Randy Orton has been suspended by the WWE for a violation of the Talent Wellness Program. The wrestler will miss 60 days because of the violation. It's the second time Orton has broken the company's policy.

Rey Mysterio was suspended for 60 days on April 26 for the same reason as Orton.

Chris Jericho was recently suspended for 30 days. He received disciplinary action last week after he desecrated a Brazilian flag during a match.

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Orton is a third generation wrestler, and has been in the WWE since 2002. The organization didn't say specifically what part of the program Orton violated.

The wrestler has had his issues with drugs in the past. In 2007, Sports Illustrated said Orton reportedly ordered performance-enhancing drugs during his career.

The recent suspensions come at a time when the WWE is in the midst of expanding its product. "Monday Night Raw" will be extended from a two-hour show to a three-hour weekly program on July 23. The move comes on the day that "Raw" will broadcast its 1,000 th episode.

The next WWE PPV "No Way Out" is scheduled for June 17. The suspension would also keep Orton out of July's Pay-Per-View, "Money in the Bank."

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