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:
- Per the Observer, the New Day were expected to be the top babyface team on the SmackDown brand to fued with The Revival before Xavier Woods got hurt. That may still be the plan.
- Apparently Shayna Baszler announced at an NXT house show in Jacksonville this past weekend that NXT will hold an event exclusive to women on Dec. 5 when the promotion returns to the city.
- PW Insider says they’ve heard WWE won’t be releasing original documentaries on DVD anymore, instead making it Network exclusive content.
- Riho vs. Emi Sakura for the AEW women’s championship is expected for Full Gear next month.
- The Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes the goal with Impact Wrestling is to build to Tessa Blanchard winning a men’s championship.
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.