As reported earlier, Randy Orton pinned Christian to win the World Heavyweight Championship at this week’s SmackDown! tapings. As the spoiler reports quickly spread on the Internet, a huge wave of negativity was sent WWE’s way by wrestling fans. The company’s twitter page has been filled with negative comments about the abrupt title change. Same for Randy Orton’s account with the new World Champion even re-posting and often commenting to some of the nasty tweets he’s been receiving.
Several internet wrestling sites are reporting that the amount of negative feedback received is so big that even people in the highest of levels within the company have been shocked at the outcome.