More Details On Brock Lesnar & Matt Riddle’s Royal Rumble Altercation

New details have emerged regarding the backstage confrontation between Brock Lesnar and Matt Riddle that took place at the WWE Royal Rumble.

It was originally reported by Pro Wrestling Sheet that the two former MMA fighters had an altercation together during the Royal Rumble PPV.

Alex McCarthy of TalkSPORT has now provided further details on the situation. It has been reported that it was Brock Lesnar who approached the NXT Superstar backstage, grabbing his shoulder to get Riddle’s attention.

According to the report, Lesnar said: “Kid, you might as well stop saying my name and tagging me in sh*t because you and I will never work together. Ever.”

Matt Riddle is said to have attempted to talk with the WWE Champion when they first encountered each other but didn’t get chance to. Brock Lesnar made his point and then kept it moving, while Riddle stayed his usual, calm self, with tensions reportedly never getting too high or intense.

 

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Sammy Guevara Recreates DX Invasion At WWE Royal Rumble

AEW Star, Sammy Guevara was at Minute Maid Park last night for the WWE Royal Rumble where he recreated the classic DX invasion angle.

The Inner Circle member appeared outside Minute Maid where he had a mini-tank in order to recreate the classic DX invasion of Nitro, driving around cutting promos, including quoting the infamous Scott Steiner math promo.

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WATCH: Mustafa Ali Reacts To Not Being In The WWE Royal Rumble Match

Mustafa Ali wasn’t part of the men’s Royal Rumble match last night and he took to Twitter to cut an excellent promo on being left out of it.

Ali spoke about how he was disappointed not to be included in the match this year, but how he is now determined to make sure everyone knows what he is about with the reactions of the crowd every time he competes.

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Sasha Banks’ WWE Royal Rumble Spot Reportedly Given To A Returning WWE Superstar

Conspicuous by her absence last night was Sasha Banks, who didn’t perform in the Royal Rumble match, and her spot was reportedly given to someone else.

Banks didn’t appear in the Rumble match or at ringside with Bayley during her WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship match, but there is currently no word on why that was the case.

There are rumors and speculation that Banks could be dealing with an injury right now, which might explain why her planned matches with Lacey Evans have been cancelled on WWE SmackDown over the past few weeks.

Interestingly, PWInsider.com is reporting that Banks was originally planned to be in the Rumble match, but her spot ended up going Kelly Kelly.

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