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Rumor Roundup (Feb. 1, 2018): Rock at ‘Mania, Miz/Balor, Women’s Chamber, 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. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors for the Day:

  • Filming on The Rock’s next big project for Disney, “Jungle Cruise”, starts in May and Wrestling Inc reports that the high cost of insuring actors and the potential liability of an injury-caused delay (like the one on “Hercules” after he was hurt at WrestleMania 29) could keep him out of WWE’s plans for Ronda Rousey’s match at WrestleMania 34.
  • According to a report at, a Balor Club vs. Miztourage feud could be in the works, possibly leading to a WrestleMania Intercontinental title match between Finn Balor and The Miz.
  • Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Bayley, Mickie James and Sonya Deville are currently pencilled in as Alexa Bliss’ challengers in the first women’s Elimination Chamber match.
  • Sports Illustrated reports AJ Styles’ Hulk Hogan impression during his scene with Gene Okerlund at Raw 25 was scripted for him.
  • Impact’s announced revival of “The LAW” is on hold due to planned host Jeremy Borash jumping to WWE, says PW Insider.

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.

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