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:
- account called WRKD Wrestling He tweeted on Monday afternoon that Lita would be on rawHe said Trish Stratus will be back next week to set up Lita, Trish & Becky Lynch vs. Damage CTRL’s match. Judicial Department. after rawAnd Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful WRKD gave credit to Scoop Lita. He also said their tweet contained “another spoiler”.
- Meanwhile, Brian Alvarez said Live Observer Wrestling That as far as he knew Lita’s appearance this week was merely a rescheduling of what she was supposed to do on Raw XXX before the Becky & Bayley steel cage match was cut for time.
- Alvarez also shared a story he heard about the Jacy Jayne/Gigi Dolin spot on NXT that left Gigi with cuts and bruises on her face. They apparently thought the door used on Bayley’s talk show would open the other way, and kicking Jayne Dolin in it would cause it to open. Instead, her face was scrunched up again and again.
- her Twitter account It’s not currently public, but many followers with access reported that Alexa Bliss responded to a report this week that she’s taking a leave of absence from WWE with, among other things, “Don’t believe the things you read. Unless it’s coming directly from me… it’s not LOL.
- In addition to the maximum number of models to switch between brands, PW from the inside Says Los Lotharios has been moved from SmackDown to Raw.
- Impact exercised an option on Deonna Purrazzo’s contract that will keep her with the company through the end of this year, per PW from the inside. The site heard there would be a lot of interest in signing Purrazzo when she becomes a free agent, so extending her deal “was an obvious choice” for Impact officials.
- MLW officials were pleased with Reelz’s promotion of the first episode of MLW UndergroundAccording to PW Insider.
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.