WrestlingINC.com reader Garvin, who was at the show, noted that Orton actually kicked the fan in the head while he was being pulled out of the ring. An irate Orton then kicked the Money In The Bank briefcase to the ramp before he stood on the ropes and gave the finger.
A meet-and-greet that was scheduled after the event was apparently cancelled due to the incident, which you can watch in the video above.
Update 9:21 PM ET: WWE sent us the following statement regarding the incident:
"Tonight Randy Orton was violently attacked from behind by a South African fan, who is currently being held in jail pending criminal charges. The extent of Orton's injuries are unknown at this time."
Former WCW Announcer Rips DDP, Talks To Ric Flair About Dixie Carter's Ego, NWO Horsemen Skit, More
UFC 190: Rousey Vs. Correia Live Coverage, Results And Your Feedback
Hulk Hogan Hangs Out With Mike Tyson, NXT Diva Traveling With WWE Crew, Lilian Garcia Note
UFC President Dana White And Wrestling Fan Get Into It Over PPV Prices, Wrestling Being "Fake"
Photo: John Cena And His Busted Nose From Last Night's WWE Live Event, Daniel Bryan
WWE Releases Several Videos In Memory Of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Day 8 Results & Standings, Big Return, ROH Star Gets Surgery, More
Breaking News: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Dead At 61
Rob Van Dam Confirms His WWE Status, Comments On Possibly Retiring From The Ring
WWE Officials Reportedly Want Tough Enough Competitor To Be Eliminated Next Tuesday
Backstage Update On Sting And WWE SummerSlam, Why WWE Wanted Sting On Roman Reigns' Team, More
John Cena Undergoes Surgery, Why Match Was Nixed On WWE SmackDown