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 definitely plans on Goldberg’s match with Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 33 to last longer than their Survivor Series encounter.
- The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports sources have told them Mauro Ranallo’s hiatus from WWE stems from JBL taking their (possibly not kayfabe) feud too far.
- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vin Diesel’s Fate of the Furious beef has apparently lingered after filming wrapped, leading to their being kept apart on press appearances for the film.
- The various free month promotions are being done with a goal of reporting 2 million subscribers to WWE Network on the day after WrestleMania.
- It’s expected NXT’s Elias Samson will debut on Raw or SmackDown sometime in April.
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.