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Rumor Roundup: Naomi/WWE, AEW Business, Mtn Dew Pitch Black match, and more!

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:

  • Changed Trinity Vt Her Instagram bio to read “Just Trinity” without any references to her time in WWE as Naomi, which led to speculation that she had no plans to return to WWE at this time.
  • after last week Bloomberg Businessweek profile on Tony Khan It included claims that AEW’s “Fight Forever” video game is coming out next month and that the company is close to a streaming deal, Dave Meltzer said in an interview. Observer Wrestling Radio this is not true. On the streaming service, he said, “Of course they want one. It’s been talked about forever, for over a year. But it’s not a deal on the horizon right now.”
  • Backstage reaction to the AEW house show ad has been “positive,” he says combat selection. Not surprising, since the site says “many wrestlers” have pushed for the move. One big reason is that it would enable more inexperienced members of the roster to work with AEW veterans on the road instead of relying on freelance bookings to get reps.
  • Pepsi Sponsorship Royal RumbleThe Mountain Dew Pitch Black match was “a million dollar deal,” according to Meltzer on Observer Radio.
  • PW from the inside Refers to the 17th of February frenzy Listed as airing at 7pm ET TNT schedule. This is due to the network’s coverage of NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • It is believed that conflict with this weekend’s rumored ROH TV taping led to Beyond Wrestling announcing that several previously announced AEW/Ring of Honor wrestlers will not be participating in the February 26th show.

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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