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:
- We’ll see how it fits in with last night’s Raw booking, but Wrestling Observer says a Braun Strowman/Drew McIntyre WWE title match will be the main event of TLC.
- The Roman Reigns vs. Daniel Bryan Universal title match SmackDown’s building to may happen on that show, but Dave Meltzer writes “it’s leaning toward a later date.”
- WrestlingNews.co says word backstage is Vince McMahon has accepted Undertaker’s retirement and won’t ask him to come back.
- Michelle McCool & Taker’s family and Edge were among the names who came in for the Final Farewell but didn’t appear on-screen at Survivor Series. PW Insider reports WWE did a lot of filming backstage that will be used on future Network specials.
- Drew Gulak was in the Gobbledy Gooker costume on Sunday night, per Insider.
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.