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Rumor Roundup (Dec. 5, 2020): Power shift, AEW plans, TLC matches, 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 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 “balance of power is shifting” tweet from AEW’s Tony Khan is now being credited as referring to the series of events that have since played out in Pac’s return, Sting showing up, and the angle with Kenny Omega going to Impact Wrestling, per the Observer.
  • They also note that Sting and the promotional war were ideas to “jump start business going into the new year.”
  • The Street Profits vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode, Sami Zayn vs. Big E, and Bobby Lashley vs. Riddle are all possible matchups for TLC.
  • According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, there was a new Covid-19 positive in NXT that was never revealed publicly.
  • Per the Observer, AEW won’t be pursuing Tessa Blanchard.

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.

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