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WWE Star Randy Orton

Nut Shot Attacker

Was Rogue Wrestler

7/31/2013 2:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The guy who attacked WWE Superstar Randy Orton during a live event in South Africa yesterday turned out to be a wrestler after all ... but not one who works for the WWE.  

According to Enca.com in South Africa ... 20-year old Tshepo Sekhabi -- an independent wrestler who calls himself "Jozi the Wrestling Machine" -- told the site he hoped to catch the attention of WWE officials by going rogue and jumping Orton after his match.

As we previously reported ... Tshepo snuck his way past security yesterday during an unscripted segment -- entering the ring and blasting the wrestler with a mean low blow.

Sekhabi told the site, "I just don’t like Randy Orton; this was an opportunity for me ... so I got up there and made a name for myself.”

Bad move -- because a case investigator says Sekhabi was instantly booted from the hotel that was hosting the event.

The investigator says Tshepo wasn't "formally arrested" ... but says Orton is free to pursue further legal action against Sekhabi.

A rep for WWE says Orton is "considering pressing charges" but no decision has been made yet.

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28 COMMENTS

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1.

Andrea    

I'm sure he'll let it go

263 days ago
2.

NOT ELMO    

Randy Orton
Nut Shot Attacker
Was Rogue Wrestler..............They should get Married

263 days ago
3.

Danny Hernandez    

The guy post a promo about what happen on youtube. The guy is crazy and never going to the WWE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdPWQOzn5rk

263 days ago
4.

wtf    

AHAA!!! tricks on YOU buddy, randy orton doesnt even have nuts!

263 days ago
5.

John    

Not smart..

I am sure Orton figured out quick and thats why he started to sell it till he saw who it was and he got up.

The guy didn't get him in the nuts.

Randy is a pro and most likely thought it was a change up still he saw the guy and knew he wasn't with wwe

263 days ago
6.

Brandon    

TMZ if you are going to cover wrestling then please realize there is such a thing called a work. As in pulling one over on the fans. This "attacker" will soon be in WWE wrestling. Why else would WWE react the way they have to it. Oh because they want the press to pick up the story so they are in the media? Makes sense...

263 days ago
7.

Devon Hardy: Best In The World    

I'm thinking it's a work now.....

263 days ago
8.

Peter Whitney    

If it wasn't a work before... HHH is signing him to WWE as we speak to build a storyline

263 days ago
9.

lt1219    

Randy is so hot!!!!!!

263 days ago
10.

Brian Rhoades    

Get your facts straight the guy isn't a pro wrestler. He was hoping by attach Randy Orton it would get him in the wrestling business. He worked at a kick boxing gym.

263 days ago
11.

Clytemnestra     

Let it pass unless you want to give this nobody more publicity.

263 days ago
12.

Danii Veritas    

Orton did take that like a champ, though. He got right up with no problem. And as for the guy...I don't particularly like Randy, either, but I would never attack him!

263 days ago
13.

Jordan    

That was about as fake as the wrestling.

263 days ago
14.

Br    

That guy is nuts, get recognized the right way, jerk

263 days ago
15.

Ghastly    

He wanted to make sure the Roids didn't shrivel the nuts into peas.

263 days ago
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