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Rumor Roundup (Oct. 26, 2018): John Cena update, Vince McMahon missing TV, WWE house show changes, more!

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 Observer says John Cena is off the Crown Jewel show and his absence will be addressed on television in a storyline writing him out.
  • Vince McMahon was not at television this week, which is why he wasn’t shown backstage in the Roman Reigns videos, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
  • Dave Meltzer mentioned on Wrestling Observer Live that WWE is going to make a change and find a new way to present house shows, in line with what Vince McMahon mentioned during the Q3 earnings conference call.
  • It’s expected that all the women from NXT will be doing something at Evolution, though it’s still unclear exactly what.
  • WWE still hasn’t passed along any word on her status, but Mickie James told Busted Open Radio that Alexa Bliss will be wrestling at Evolution despite her injury at a recent house show.

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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