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Rumor Roundup (Dec. 21, 2018): Ronda Rousey, Finn Balor push, The Elite WWE contract offer, 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:

  • PW Insider is saying Ronda Rousey’s WWE 24 documentary will debut immediately following Royal Rumble next month.
  • Finn Balor is in for a big push, says the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
  • Dave Meltzer mentions hearing from a source that whether or not Vince McMahon ends up liking Otis Dozovic will determine if Heavy Machinery will make it on the main roster.
  • The Young Bucks and Cody Rhodes were offered multi-year deals for more than seven figures annually by WWE and turned them down, per the Observer.
  • According to Insider, BJ Whitmer is gone from Ring of Honor. Pro Wrestling Sheet says he was unhappy with management for a number of months.

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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