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Rumor Roundup (May 1, 2020): Revival trademark dispute, Heath Slater status, AEW writer, 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:

  • According to PW Insider, WWE is opposing some trademarks the Revival are trying to claim, such as “No Flips, Just Fists” and “#FTRKO”.
  • Insider also says that Tony Khan wrote the last four episodes of Dynamite by himself “in a matter of minutes.”
  • AEW is not currently interested in signing Heath Slater.
  • It was noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that regular training at WWE’s Performance Center has been shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Excalibur said that AEW’s management team insisted on having on-site medical testing at next week’s Dynamite tapings.

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.