Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill.
Important reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.
Rumors for the Day:
- Yes, WWE is back in Chicago for Monday Night Raw this evening and that means CM Punk's name has come up once again. However, with pending issues between the two sides, it does not appear as though there is a plan in place to address his absence in any way.
- It's also being said that tonight's episode of Raw should make clear what the direction is for Hell in a Cell next month. Dean Ambrose is expected to be featured in a big way.
- Here's a fun rumor to throw in here: Justin Bieber has been attached to the "Celebrity Death Pool" movie WWE studios is currently shooting with Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff. Gossip sites have said he has a role in the film but according to PW Insider he only shot a quick cameo for a post-credits scene.
- Word around the water cooler is that Alexa Bliss is dealing with a wrist injury.
- Samoa Joe's contract with TNA is apparently coming up soon and his future with the company is in the air. The American Wolves may or may not be in the same boat.
If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you'd like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. Have fun with it.