If anyone doubted that the physical punishment doled out to Randy Orton by the bloodstained elbow of Brock Lesnar was real, they only need to look at Lesnar’s fine.
The man who headlined UFC 202 will have to pay an eye-watering $500! Wait – what?
Okay, so Brock is getting off pretty easy for the assault and his subsequent F5 of Shane O’Mac.
— WWE (@WWE) August 23, 2016
The move from Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon seems to be just a massive two-finger salute to her brother , and SmackDown Live commissioner, Shane.
And for those who didn’t see Orton getting his face split open, check out the video below:
— Nilton Jorge (@NiltonJorge) August 22, 2016
Needless to say, this issue will probably dominate the two shows’ inter-franchise rivalry over the next few months.
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.