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:
- Ringside News says Roman Reigns absence from SmackDown this past week was a planned vacation known well ahead of time.
- On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer speculated that Braun Strowman showing up at ROH Final Battle was likely a sign that he’ll be doing something with EC3 in Impact or AEW.
- Speaking of which, Meltzer also said there are several ROH talents who are likely AEW bound.
- Triple H is unlikely to ever wrestle again after his recent health issues, per the Observer.
- In their Daily Update it’s noted by the Observer that tickets for Day 1 started moving much faster after the announcement of Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar but it’s still unlikely to sell out.
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.