WWE star Randy Orton is fully equipped to withstand the body blows he incurs during the course of a 10-minute bout in the ring.
However, he wasn’t prepared for what happened on Tuesday night, when a fan entered the ring and did his best impression of a WWE heel during a company event in Cape Town, South Africa.
WWE.com’s Staff provided details:
WWE.com has learned that Randy Orton was violently attacked by an audience member during a SmackDown World Tour Live Event in Cape Town, South Africa, this evening. Footage of the attack was captured by a WWE fan and posted to YouTube, and shows the perpetrator striking Orton from behind. The matter is currently under investigation by the local authorities, and the South African fan is being held in jail pending criminal charges. The extent of Orton’s injuries are unknown at this time.
- Randy Orton — Fan Arrested After Blasting WWE Star in the Balls (tmz.com)
- Video: Cape fan attacks WWE star (iol.co.za)
- Fan attacks WWE superstar at South Africa live event (ftw.usatoday.com)