Wrestling match gets real! As a fan attacked WWE Superstar Seth Rollins during Monday Night Raw
World Wrestling Entertainment’s superstar Seth Rollins was attacked by a fan during Monday Night’s live RAW event. The event unfolded during RAW’s live episode on the 22nd of November in Brooklyn. However, the broadcasters were late to cut off as the live coverage showed a few moments of the attack by the fan. Seth Rollins was heading back after a segment with Finn Balor when the incident took place.
The viral video on social media shows an individual advancing through security and attacking Seth before the WWE superstar fought back. The attacker also tried to pin down Seth Rollins before the security intervened. However, as soon as Seth got back to his feet, he screamed at the individual and continued his walk back to the dressing room. Reportedly, Seth Rollins sustained minor injuries with a bruised lip and declined medical attention.
The Brooklyn police were able to arrest the individual for attempted assault. According to ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, “The individual was charged with attempted violation of arts and cultural affairs for his actions.” WWE issued a statement and revealed, “WWE takes the safety of its performers very seriously. The individual who attacked Seth Rollins has been turned over to the NYPD and will be prosecuted..”