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:
- Wrestling Observer says WWE was still “in the process of figuring out the card” for Elimination Chamber until late Sunday afternoon “due to all the changes” like Keith Lee’s status and Lacey Evans’ pregnancy.
- The Murphy/Aalyah Mysterio romance angle from SmackDown has been dropped, writes Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Newsletter: “There’s no backstory or behind-the-scenes story on it. I guess they had no idea where to take it and thus dropped it.”
- Brian Kendrick has started working as a producer on SmackDown, according to Ringside News.
- The former Lars Sullivan is training in boxing and plans to try bare-knuckle fighting, per the Observer.
- In a tweet requesting privacy, Nightmare Family member Aaron Solow announced that he and WWE's Bayley have amicably called off their engagement.
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.