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 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:
- In the Wrestling Observer Newsletter it was noted Edge’s recovery from injury is apparently going slower than expected but he’s still expected back in time for WrestleMania next year.
- Wrestlingnews.co is claiming a new stable will be forming with Roman Reigns as its leader and The Usos underneath him, with the potential for others to get involved as well.
- According to Wrestling Inc, WWE created and moved to the Capitol Wrestling Center out of a desire to have live fans back at shows.
- They also say there’s been a lot of talk within the company about NXT falling behind AEW in viewership, and that has played a part in needing to give NXT a fresh new look.
- Per the Observer, Harold Meij leaving New Japan was apparently in the works for a long while.
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. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct.