WWE famous person Seth Rollins mentioned the fan attack at Raw on Monday evening was a “terrifying” expertise.
Rollins was strolling to the again after a match with Finn Balor at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, when a fan got here out of nowhere and speared him. The fan was shortly tackled by referees and safety and faraway from the world. The man was recognized as Elisah Spencer, 24, and he was charged with two offenses.
Rollins recalled the attack in an interview with TMZ Sports on Tuesday.
“It happened very quickly. I was mostly just reacting and hoping that our security would come and do their job. Which they did very quickly. And then was just trying to detach and move on. Hope that everybody is OK,” he mentioned.
The NYPD mentioned Rollins suffered a swolen lip.
“No, no serious injuries. Nothing like that. I was safe, we were safe. Everything was OK,” he added.
Spencer, of Brooklyn, is accused of leaving his seating part and leaping the barrier to attack Rollins. He faces fees of tried assault and tried violation of arts and cultural affairs (disrupting live sporting occasion), police mentioned.
WWE STAR SETH ROLLINS FENDS OFF FAN ATTACK ON RAW, MAN FACES CHARGES IN INCIDENT
WWE launched a press release to Fox News concerning the incident on Monday.
“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 to the fullest extent of the law,” the corporate mentioned.
Rollins would reappear later within the evening to confront Kevin Owens, who walked out on his Survivor Series crew the evening earlier than. Big E, who beat Austin Theory to retain the WWE title, attacked each of them at ringside.
The fan incident got here a day after Rollins participated within the Survivor Series 5-on-5 elimination tag match on the pay-per-view on the identical area.
Rollins teamed up with Raw superstars Balor, Owens, Bobby Lashley and Austin Theory to defeat Team SmackDown’s Drew McIntyre, Jeff Hardy, King Woods, Happy Corbin and Sheamus.
Rollins was the only real survivor of the match.
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