WWE Suspends Rich Swann Following Incident

Calvin Saunders
December 11, 2017

The alleged victim in this instance is Vannarah Riggs, Swann's wife, and a fellow wrestler who performs on the indie scene as Su Yung. The report said that Yung had just wrestled at an independent show in the downtown area, and Swann was critiquing her performance. Swann stopped the vehicle in traffic, and Riggs got out. Swann, on the other hand, told police that he didn't grab Riggs and put her into the vehicle, saying he never touched her at all and that she got back into the auto on her own. He told cops that needed to get home, and that his wife had a phone with Global Positioning System, so he needed her to accompany him.

Witnesses told police the auto was not in park during all this and continued to roll until it hit a telephone pole.

The Gainesville Police tweeted out Swann's mugshot and the police report, due to the numerous national media requests. Swann allegedly grabbed her by the arm and neck, and put her in a headlock.

Swann claimed that he only wanted to return home and that they were using the Global Positioning System that was on Yung's phone and he "needed her to come with it".

Swann and Yung have been married for nine months after being in a romantic relationship for about five years.

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Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned Rich Swann has been suspended from WWE.

The charges are simple battery and false imprisonment. The former charge is third-degree felony, while the second is a first-degree misdemeanor.

The policy states: "WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault".

He was scheduled to face Drew Gulak next week, with the victor getting a shot at Enzo Amore's Cruiserweight Championship. Upon arrest for such misconduct, a WWE talent will be immediately suspended.

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