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Rumor Roundup (May 28, 2021): John Cena return, SummerSlam main event, Eva Marie, Finn Bálor, AEW expansion, 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:

  • The Mat Men Podcast indicated the reason why WWE is annoyed with John Cena’s apology to China is because “there are plans for John right now” in WWE.
  • In addition to a guest host and a Saturday date, Andrew Zarian says SummerSlam 2021 will feature a big main event match that “we haven’t seen happen too often.” He included the following cryptic hint about the match: “What you can’t see, you can’t believe.”
  • Fightful has been told that WWE’s current plan for Eva Marie doesn’t involve her actually wrestling; she is there to help another female talent get over.
  • WrestleVotes heard that members of the Raw creative team have been asking “for months” to get Finn Balor on the show.
  • Tony Khan and Cody Rhodes have mentioned that AEW will be looking to expand its roster now that the new Rampage show and eventual move to TBS have been announced.

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.