WWE SummerSlam 2016 had a conspicuous ending, a bloody one to be more precise. The main event was the one pitting Brock Lesnar against Randy Orton, a match that drew criticism since it was first booked.
The hype for the said match was not that spectacular though both superstars tried to add some muster leading to the event held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Instead, the night ended with lots of questions in mind, particularly the part where Orton ended up a bloody mess.
Was It In The Script?
Everyone knows that most matches follow a certain storyline. But for some reason, what happened at WWE SummerSlam 2016 may have been out of context.
Aside from the fact that Lesnar was obviously peeved at something, the fact remains that something went wrong. But the better question is was on whether the fault was accidental or done on purpose.
Lesnar is a big star and no one can deny that he does pretty much anything he wants. Similar to what Conor McGregor is in the UFC, Lesnar carries the same bad-ass performance with the McMahons having not much of a choice. Suspensions in the past have failed to stop him so this recent episode with Orton is not likely to matter.
All that aside, what really left Orton bloodied? Was it a blade gone wrong or something actually inflicted via natural means? Everyone saw how Lesnar took off the gloves and pounded on the “Apex Predator,” a scene reminiscent to how the UFC is.
Debates have been going on in social media with actual pictures of the lacerated Orton. In general, the cut was too jagged to be an actual blade.
To everyone saying that orton blood was fake and he used a blade or blood capsule explain this pic.twitter.com/Tj5ocmir4Y
— On the Dean Ambrose (@Spanishkash_) August 22, 2016
Has The WWE Lost Control?
The word out is that Orton needed 10 staples for that cut, but he will have time to recover and return on WWE SmackDown this Tuesday. Does this mean that the feud is far from over?
The next pay-per-view is WWE Backlash on Sept. 11, only a couple of weeks from now. Will Lesnar be around by then? If so, it wouldn’t be surprising if the two square off again – that is if Orton and the WWE is fine with another potential bloody mess.