Multiple wrestling media sources are now confirming an original story by Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer that made the rounds regarding a confrontation taking place backstage at SummerSlam between Brock Lesnar and Chris Jericho following the conclusion of the Lesnar vs. Randy Orton main event on Sunday night.
Although the “TKO” ending of Lesnar vs. Orton left many wondering if things went as planned, these same reports indicated the finish went exactly as scripted. However, it appears these plans were kept pretty quiet and Chris Jericho apparently took issue with the finish regarding the blood loss of Orton to close the show in Brooklyn.
According to reports, Jericho went to the gorilla position backstage to check on Orton and was described as being visibly upset that Orton may have been legitimately injured. When Lesnar reached the backstage area, it is believed he overheard comments by Jericho leading to a full blown and heated confrontation between the two.
While a variety of things have been reported on in regards to a war of words between Lesnar and Jericho, at one point Lesnar appeared to almost challenge Jericho and Jericho didn’t back down. Vince McMahon and Triple H reportedly had to get involved to calm things down. One report indicated that Lesnar told Jericho to either punch him or kiss him.
Lesnar was not at RAW last night in Brooklyn as he flew home in the morning.