What did Rich Swann do to Su Yung: WWE?


Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely by the WWE following an arrest Saturday night in Gainesville, Florida.

Swann, 26, is being held in jail without bail. 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.

Further incidents were released in the police report, including witnesses stating that they saw Swann push Riggs back into the vehicle while she screamed for help, and the vehicle was said to be driven erratically. When she did not, he grabbed her, put her in a headlock and dragged her back inside the auto while she was screaming for help, according to the arrest report. The charge of false imprisonment is a felony.

A police report said Swann "critiqued" her performance and the pair began arguing. Yung told authorities that she was afraid of Swann and of the possibility that the argument would get physical, as "he has a temper sometimes". Swan chased after Yung and yelled for her to return to the vehicle, but she refused and began to walk away.

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Swann is due to appear in court on Monday.

Swann was due to battle Drew Gulak in a number one contenders match for the Cruiserweight title.

Hours after the incident, the WWE announced that it had suspended Swann because of its "zero tolerance policy". No attorney is listed in county records. Swann was also charge with battery (touching/strike), which carries a possible penalty of up to a year in prison or 12 months probation and a $1,000 fine. It seems likely that he will be suspended at the very least given the WWE Domestic Abuse Policy, which reads as follows: "Upon arrest for such misconduct, a WWE talent will be immediately suspended".