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 there still aren’t any plans in place for SummerSlam.
- AJ Styles worked the match against Elias on Raw as a babyface but Bryan Alvarez on Wrestling Observer Radio said the ThunderDome was instructed to boo him.
- Alvarez also said the Damian Priest vs. Miz match with the zombies at WrestleMania Backlash was pre-taped.
- Sticking with Alvarez, he mentioned on Wrestling Observer Live that fans will indeed be back starting on the July 16, 2021 episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
- Fightful Select says The Miz was widely praised backstage for finishing out the match against Priest despite suffering a torn ACL.
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.