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:
- According to PW Insider, WWE didn't decide to have Sting challenge for the WWE world heavyweight title until just days before SummerSlam.
- The Observer notes that WWE has at least talked about Sister Abigail being an actual person and using her on television at some point.
- The latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes that the story going around about John Cena putting a nix on Charlotte winning the Divas title from Nikki Bella may or may not be true but apparently there was a time when early in Nikki's run with the title there was "a movement for her to drop the title and Cena stepped in."
- Jushin Liger is apparently going to work more NXT dates in the future.
- It looks like going forward WWE will start running NXT Takeover specials on the Network the night before Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, and SummerSlam.
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.