Reason for The Miz's rant and brutal Summer Slam finish revealed

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It has been a very interesting week in WWE as we have seen two interesting incidents take place that haven't been typically in keeping with their style of programming.

We saw a brutal finish to the clash between Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton at Summer Slam as the Viper was left lying in a pool of his own blood.

A new direction

Ever since the Draft, the company has clearly been trying new things to improve their product including having a former NXT star win RAW's inaugural Universal Championship.


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Finn Balor left with the title at Summer Slam but has already been forced to forfeit the belt due to injury.

Balor winning the title was one of the headlines of the event but the biggest story was arguably the finish of the show as a 12 time WWE Champion Randy Orton was left lying in a pool of blood by the Beast Incarnate Brock Lesnar.

The finish left everyone puzzled as to whether or not that is what was planned to happen of if thing s went wrong on the night.

It now appears that it all went down as planned and was a part of the WWE's new mission to bring more realism into their programming.

The Lesnar/ Orton finish was just the first step on their new direction with the second major one coming courtesy of the Miz on this week's episode of Talking Smack.

There has been somewhat of a mixed reaction to the Miz's rant at his General Manager in which he told fan favourite Daniel Bryan that if he loves wrestling, he should retire and go back to the bingo halls.

It was a very controversial decision but one that clearly gone down well and if this is the new direction the company is heading in, it could one day be viewed as a shift similar to the one that gave birth to the Attitude Era.

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