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:
- Regarding his being scheduled but not appearing on Raw this past Monday, Brock Lesnar is over his contractually-required number of dates, according to Sports Illustrated, and “far more interested in discussing his next contract than being a team player on his prior deal”.
- SI also claims the plan for the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania is now a fiveway match with Miz, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Elias and Braun Strowman.
- On Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez said he’s heard WWE may not have an Andre The Giant Memorial at WrestleMania 34. Instead there’s talk of a women’s battle royal.
- Not surprising, but Dave Meltzer wrote at MMAFighting.com that WWE has decided to use Kurt Angle as Ronda Rousey’s partner against Triple H and Stephanie McMahon at WrestleMania. It should be made official within the next few weeks.
- Per the site wrestlingnews.co, WWE is planning to run Sasha Banks vs. Bayley as one of four matches featuring women at WrestleMania 34.
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.