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:
- The current plan is still for Cody Rhodes to challenge Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship in the main event of WrestleManiafor every observer. There has been no change in what happened with Sami Zayn so far, at least.
- PW from the inside He notes that Pat McAfee’s return was so close to the vest that no one in WWE knew it was happening, including Michael Cole and Corey Graves, who prepared to call the entire show off with just the two of them. It’s not yet clear, however, if McAfee is back in the office SmackDown Regularly again or if this is just for show.
- According to Dave Meltzer on Observer Wrestling Radiothe reason Rey Mysterio didn’t work out at the Royal Rumble like he was supposed to was because of his injury SmackDown During his match with Karrion Cross.
- He also said that he thought they would do some heckling for the Dominic vs. RV match WrestleMania in the Rumble match.
- Kurt Angle said his podcast That Hulk Hogan recently had another back surgery and now can’t feel his legs, so he has to use a cane to get around.
- Vince McMahon says he’s been working more hours in the office lately Observer Wrestling Radio. He used to stay all night but that’s not the case anymore and he’s mostly selling.
- MLW sent a cease and desist letter to WWE after they reached out to some of their talent about appearing on Raw XXX (Jacob Fatu and Lance Inoue believe), he says. Wrestling Newsletter.
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.