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Rumor Roundup (Aug. 6, 2019): Reigns attacker, new SmackDown schedule, WWE next Saudi show, 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. 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:

  • The expectation is that Daniel Bryan will be revealed as being behind the attacks on Roman Reigns on tonight’s SmackDown. Many fans noticed Rowan in a black hoodie during the video package on last Tuesday’s forklift incident.
  • PW Insider says that once SmackDown moves to Fox Fridays starting Oct. 4, the brand’s non-PPV week schedule will be to film Friday with house shows on Saturday and Sunday. Raw will continue to run house shows Friday - Sunday, then finish their week filming on Monday.
  • WWE’s next Saudi show will be Crown Jewel 2019, and take place Thurs., Oct. 31 in Riyadh, according to Insider.
  • Perhaps in anticipation of that pay day, Kane is advertised to wrestle two house shows in Louisiana on Aug. 23 - 24.
  • She didn’t get into her match last night, but she’ll get another chance. Wrestling Observer and PW Insider say Trish Stratus is booked for SmackDown in Detroit.

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.