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Rumor Roundup (Oct. 22, 2018): WrestleMania 35 main event, Drew McIntyre, WWE filming house shows, more!

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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. We track rumor accuracy in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back you can find here. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors for the Day:

  • The Wrestling Observer Newsletter says that, contrary to recent years, the planned WrestleMania 35 main event is not set and, what’s more, it’s not even clear who Roman Reigns will be working with at that show.
  • The Observer also says WWE is protecting Drew McIntyre right now because they want him to be a top singles star once they go there.
  • Per PW Insider, WWE taped the house show in Boston last night so they could test out a new smaller production crew, possibly for the purposes of filming live events for the WWE Network.
  • That site also says Lita will be at Raw tonight.
  • Jason Powell at said he heard the pro wrestling promotion Jim Ross, Chris Jericho, and The Young Bucks have recently been linked to has been “in the discussion stages for some times” but it can’t be confirmed if it’s just talk right now.

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. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct!

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