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:
- WWE is discussing having Undertaker face AJ Styles at Royal Rumble 2017 - if Taker’s hip is fully recovered and rehabbed in time - according to the latest Wrestling Observer.
- John Cena may have spent part of his current hiatus filming a cameo for Marvel Studios. He’s listed as playing himself in next year’s Thor: Ragnarok on IMDB.
- There will be a NXT TakeOver in San Antonio the Saturday before Royal Rumble, says Dave Meltzer.
- Steve Corino is finishing up with Ring of Honor next month and headed to the WWE Performance Center for a training job, per ProWrestling.net.
- Gran Metalik (Máscara Dorada), Akira Tozawa and Jack Gallagher are all expected to get pushes on 205 Live.
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.