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Rumor Roundup (Feb. 27, 2018): Raw re-writes, Steph/Ronda, Cena on SmackDown, 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. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors for the Day:

  • While there’s still no reporting on the nature of Brock Lesnar’s absence, there is talk from WrestleVotes of portions of last night’s Raw being re-written “very late”.
  • Expanding on his earlier report about Stephanie McMahon and Ronda Rousey, Dave Meltzer said on Wrestling Observer Radio WWE wants to make Ronda a “Stone Cold” babyface to Steph’s “Vince” heel authority figure.
  • It’s believed WWE is considering having John Cena challenge Shinsuke Nakamura at Fastlane, possibly with Nakamura’s WWE title shot on the line.
  • WWE is currently planning a one-on-one match between Asuka and Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s title at WrestleMania, says PWInsider.
  • According to’s sources, “everyone” involved in SmackDown “knows it’s not good”.

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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