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Report: Brock Lesnar and Matt Riddle Involved In Altercation Backstage At Royal Rumble

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An incident took place backstage at the 2020 WWE Royal Rumble.

According to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet, Matt Riddle and Brock Lesnar we’re involved in a verbal altercation backstage during the Royal Rumble.

Lesnar and Riddle reportedly crossed paths backstage, and according to one source Brock asked Riddle what the “reality of the situation” is between them.

Details are scarce at this time, but sources tell us Lesnar and Riddle passed each other while walking backstage and a tense encounter ensued.  One source says Brock saw Matt and wanted him to know the reality of the situation between them.

Riddle has been vocal on his feelings towards Lesnar in the past, going as far as stating he wants to “retire him”

Several backstage sources indicate this altercation was not part of an angle, but the two did not get physical.

As more details are known, an update will be provided.