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Rumor Roundup (Mar. 5, 2021): AEW mystery star, Asuka title plans, WWE injury, more!

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 Inc’s Raj Giri confirmed that Christian is signed with WWE, which makes it unlikely that he is the “huge, huge star” who is signing with AEW at Revolution.
  • According to Fightful, WWE’s original plan was for Lacey Evans to defeat Asuka for the Raw women’s championship at Elimination Chamber. Evans’ feud with Charlotte Flair would have continued into WrestleMania 37.
  • Fightful also indicates that higher ups in WWE were very impressed with the match between Drew McIntyre and Sheamus on this week’s (Mar. 1) episode of Raw. Sheamus’ recent in-ring work received especially high praise.
  • Mustafa Ali revealed that he’s currently wrestling with a torn PCL.
  • While discussing Jimmy Uso’s return to WWE, Jey Uso told Sportskeeda that the “Uso Penitentiary will be opening soon.”

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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