Despite today's official Roundup hearing that Vince McMahon isn't freaking out about his flagship show's record low ratings, there are a lot of tidbits floating around the internet today which point toward big doings on tonight's Raw.
It's possible that Vince and team had big things planned for the last show in November all along...or that none of these things are true (standard Rumor disclaimers apply*). But there's enough of them that we wanted to put them all in one place for Cageside's to discuss them.
So here goes:
- We've heard that Ric Flair will be in Pittsburgh tonight, and word is that he'll be doing something with Divas champ Charlotte (did you know they're related?) to set-up her next title defense against Paige at TLC. Buzz has it that that rematch might be a ladder match - the first in WWE history between women.
NXT champion Finn Bálor and rising star Baron Corbin are reportedly backstage at the Consol Energy Center. No word on if that's for dark matches, a C-show taping or just for main roster exposure, but its curious, especially in light of...
- Multiple reports that WWE has a big non-Divas angle set to kick-off tonight. Wrestling Inc says they've heard this from multiple sources, and that it is specifically being run to combat the low ratings of the past month.
- There's also chatter on social media that the Nature Boy could be involved in the "big non-Divas angle". On the brightside, that would mean that he's not going to bring up the Reid Flair controversy. Sadly, it won't be that he's managing Cesaro.
* 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.
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.