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:
- Vince McMahon is very concerned about the optics of stars leaving WWE, per Wrestling Observer Radio. Dave Meltzer said Vince “wants the perception that his guys don’t leave.”
- The Women’s Tag Team titles will appear on both Raw and SmackDown, says WrestleVotes, but not every week.
- Ronda Rousey will join Sonya Deville as a new cast member on the next season of Total Divas, according to Squared Circle Sirens.
- Pro Wrestling Sheet also reports that the Bellas and Paige are leaving the cast. Nikki will continue to executive produce Total Divas, and she & Brie will continue to star in Total Bellas.
- Kota Ibushi’s contract with New Japan is for two years, per Super J-Cast.
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.