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News tip: Rousey’s absence, WWE cuts, The Rock, Raw XXX, Briscoes banned, more!


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Speculating on rumors surrounding professional wrestling is a favorite pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors sparked by the professional wrestling rumor mill.

Important reminder: rumors are just rumours. None of this has been confirmed as fact, it’s just circulating around the professional wrestling rumor mill. We track the accuracy of the rumors in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back which you can find here. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors of the day:

  • Choose a fight Claims that Ronda Rousey was originally supposed to wrestle in a singles match at Royal Rumble 2023but as of last week, she no longer plans to work at the event.
  • The site adds that although many veteran wrestlers have approached WWE about a possible Royal Rumble appearance, WWE leans toward “unconventional surprises” in some cases.
  • Cody Rhodes was not medically cleared when WWE announced his return for the Royal Rumble match, according to a report Wrestling Newsletter. But the fact that it was announced leads Dave Meltzer to believe that it is just a formality.
  • Sources told WON that The Rock’s merchandise being added to the WWE store “has more to do with 30 years on Raw” than anything to do with his WrestleMania status with Roman Reigns.
  • The Observer notes that Tony Khan made multiple attempts to get Briscoe on AEW TV. Jay & Mark has been transferred several times, but Warner Bros. Discovery did not allow it to be used. They were supposed to be Jay Lethal’s partners in a three-way All Out match against FTR and Wardlow, but the ban forced Khan to bring in Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley from the Motor City Machine Guns “out of nowhere”.
  • WWE is “making office cuts now,” per Sean Ross Sapp.

If you have heard any interesting rumors that you would like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember that they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take it as such. And check out the weekly rumors, look back here To track the validity of the rumors.




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