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Rumor Roundup (April 11, 2022): WWE Saudi Arabia return, SummerSlam, Shotzi, 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:

  • PW Insider says WWE is finalizing plans for its return to Saudi Arabia right now, and it’s looking like the end of October or beginning of November.
  • Ringside News claims WWE has yet to even consider any kind of match plans for SummerSlam this year.
  • They also say Shotzi hasn’t been booked on TV lately because creative just doesn’t have anything for her right now.
  • According to Fightful Select, New Japan Pro Wrestling has started securing visas for foreign talent for the first time since the pandemic started in 2020.
  • On the Wrestling Perspective podcast, Ian Riccaboni said Ring of Honor had a new logo and new merchandise ready for a full rebrand and launch before Tony Khan bought the company.

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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