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:
- On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said original plans called for Seth Rollins to defend the WWE championship at WrestleMania 38.
- Sean Ross Sapp notes that despite talk to the contrary, WWE and Becky Lynch are still able to use “The Man” if they want, they’ve just elected not to do so recently.
- Meltzer said on WOR that there’s been talk of doing an Adam Cole vs. Hangman Page feud next.
- PW Insider notes that Tasha Steelz and Jordynne Grace were the ones who pushed hard to do an Ultimate X match for the Knockouts but they didn’t know it was going to happen until it was announced.
- They also say morale at Impact was high after the Hard to Kill pay-per-view, with excitement surrounding the announcement of Mickie James in the Royal Rumble.
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.