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Orton Comments On Confrontation Backstage Between Lesnar And Jericho After SummerSlam

You might have heard that after the bloody Lesnar/Orton match at SummerSlam, there was a backstage incident between Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar. But, what really happened? And what was it about?

Well, in a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Randy Orton addressed the incident, saying:

"Basically, what happened is Jericho saw what was going on in the ring and wanted answers as to whether my best interests were in mind as far as my health and safety. I had my family there, sitting front row, and Chris knew that, as well. He was just coming up to check on his boy, that's what it boiled down to, and I think that's awesome.

You hear all these things about how they were going to fight, but I don't think Jericho wanted to fight Brock, I'm just going to throw that out there. I think he was coming up to just make sure everything was cool. It's unfortunate that in that small space, with the dozen bodies in there, somehow that leaked and everybody knew about it. That's very unfortunate. It was blown way out of proportion, and Jericho just wanted to check on one of his fellow boys in the locker room.

I have a lot of respect for Brock. I was down in OVW with him, and I was there a few months before he came. We all knew he was coming, but when he came, he was humble and a fun guy to be around. He's still the same way. He's been through a lot, and he's really became a name in this business and in MMA."

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