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:
- As of three months ago, WWE’s plan was for Roman Reigns to defeat Sami Zayn in Montreal at Judicial Department. comes from Wrestling Newsletter Dave Meltzer, who says that the unexpected rise in popularity of Sami Zayn made some people within WWE think those plans should change. However, Triple H is not one of those people.
- to me CNBCVince McMahon’s “potential future involvement” with WWE is a “sticking point” with several buyers in early negotiations to sell the company.
- daily Mail‘s Alex McCarthy He writes that Piper Niven got approval to drop the “Dudedrop” name in December. WWE decided that Royal Rumble It was the best time for her to officially resurface with the name change.
- The Observer notes that Keith Lee’s absence from AEW TV is strictly related to kayfabe selling the injuries he sustained on the December 21 episode of . dynamite When members of the Mogul Affiliates attacked him with a cinder block. Lee is fine and will be back on TV soon.
Ivy Nile was a late cut in the women’s Royal Rumble match, according to Meltzer.
ROH talent has been told that Ring of Honor will begin taping its weekly program during the last weekend of February, according to a news release. combat selection. Recordings will take place in Orlando, Florida, and likely to begin construction for Supercard of Honor.
- for every Tokyo SportsRizin’s promoter Nobuyuki Sakakibara attempts to book Kota Ibushi in exchange for Manny Pacquiao, now that Ibushi is a free agent.
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.