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Rumor Roundup (Feb. 24, 2021): Drew McIntyre, Asuka injury, RETRIBUTION breakup, 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:

  • Per PW Insider, Drew McIntyre was backstage at Monday Night Raw the decision was just made not to use him this week.
  • They also say that Asuka did indeed lose a tooth when Shayna Baszler kicked her in the face during Raw this week but it’s unclear if she suffered other injuries.
  • The early speculation after Raw is that RETRIBUTION may indeed be heading for a split sooner rather than later.
  • For what it’s worth, Melina told WrestleTalk that she didn’t sign with WWE recently because she has a bad knee.
  • Sportskeeda claims Ric Flair asked WWE to be used on television and that’s part of why he’s been back.

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.