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Randy Orton describes what happened between Chris Jericho & Brock Lesnar backstage at SummerSlam

While his account, sadly, doesn’t include any kissing, Randy Orton’s take on what went down between Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar in the moments after he was busted open by Brock in a quick SummerSlam main event this past August is still interesting.

It also aligns pretty closely to Jericho’s own version of events.

The way the Viper told it to SI.com, the whole thing was blown out of proportion, and never should have reached the public:

Basically, what happened is Jericho saw what was going on in the ring and wanted answers as to whether my best interests were in mind as far as my health and safety. I had my family there, sitting front row, and Chris knew that, as well. He was just coming up to check on his boy, that's what it boiled down to, and I think that's awesome.

You hear all these things about how they were going to fight, but I don't think Jericho wanted to fight Brock, I'm just going to throw that out there. I think he was coming up to just make sure everything was cool. It's unfortunate that in that small space, with the dozen bodies in there, somehow that leaked and everybody knew about it. That's very unfortunate. It was blown way out of proportion, and Jericho just wanted to check on one of his fellow boys in the locker room.

Orton’s spin on it almost makes it sound like his own move to reassure Shane McMahon’s kids that their father was alright at Survivor Series, a topic he’s discussed side-by-side with his concussion in Brooklyn before.

So, that’s it. We’ve heard from all the principals except Brock, and it might be a while before we get that side of the story.

Maybe via his advocate...

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