WWE: Randy Orton attacked by fan at Grand West Arena

2013-08-01 00:00

CAPE TOWN — WWE wrestling star Randy Orton was attacked by a fan who entered the ring during an event at Grand West Arena on Tuesday night.

A fan in attendance took a video of the incident and uploaded it on YouTube. It shows Orton standing on the turn buckle, facing the crowd, when a man walks into the ring and strikes Orton from behind. While it may be hard to determine if the event was staged or not, the WWE issued a statement that suggests the incident was not part of the planned events. The statement read: “The matter is currently under investigation by the local authorities, and the South African fan is being held in jail pending criminal charges”.

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