Found August 01, 2013 on The Camel Clutch Blog:
PLAYERS: Randy OrtonC. M. Punk
The Internet is buzzing about Randy Orton being attacked by a fan in a WWE ring in South Africa. The WWE can't keep up with the number of videos and have even embraced the story themselves. Yet once the dust settles I think everyone involved should consider themselves lucky.
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