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WWE Royal Rumble 2023

Rumor Roundup: Royal Rumble edition (Possible SPOILERS)

Who’s in town? What might they be doing? Big and small items floating around the internet about what might go down as WWE starts down the road to WrestleMania 40 in Florida tonight!

Logan Paul plans to ‘take over’ WWE and ‘disrupt the entire industry’

The YouTube star looks back on 2023 and makes it clear that he will be the center of attention in pro wrestling going forward.

Rumor Roundup: Roman’s Rumble opponent, Punk vs. Austin, free agent Okada, more!

The latest rumors, including the front runner to face Reigns at the next PLE, where things stand on a CM Punk vs. Stone Cold dream match, New Japan’s biggest star possibly leaving for WWE or AEW next year, and more!

WWE tells the story of LA Knight’s meteoric rise to the top

One year ago, LA Knight was a failed manager of male models, and now he is the top babyface on SmackDown. Let’s look back on how it all came together for the megastar.

This is what Nia Jax has in store for you now that she’s back in WWE

A sequel to "My hole!" isn’t likely during Nia’s latest push in WWE.

Rumor Roundup: CM Punk/WWE, Gunther vs. Gable on Raw, Crown Jewel, more!

The latest rumors, including talk of Punk wanting to leave AEW last year so he could make a Royal Rumble return, why last night’s Intercontinental title match didn’t happen at Payback, confirmation of WWE’s next trip to Saudi Arabia, and more!

Bray Wyatt is dead at 36 years old

This is awful news and it hurts like hell.

Pat McAfee comments on his extended absence from WWE

The former SmackDown commentator sounds determined to return, even though he is too busy to fit WWE into his schedule.

Rumor Roundup: Roman Reigns plans, Full Gear, AEW streaming, more!

The latest rumors, including if WWE ever discussed a Jey Uso win at SummerSlam, where & when this year’s AEW fall PPV will take place, hopes for Tony Khan’s library landing on Max, and more!

It sounds like Zayn was very frustrated when WWE booked him to lose against Reigns

WWE just wouldn’t let Sami Zayn become The Guy, despite his massive popularity among fans.

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RANKED: Every Main Roster PLE in Triple H’s First Year as Head Booker

Paul Levesque's been WWE's Chief Creative Officer since SummerSlam 2023, which prompted this Cagesider to reflect on all 11 events from that time period.

WWE finds something that Logan Paul does better than everyone else on the roster

And Dirty Dom was done dirty in the process.

Rumor Roundup: Bray Wyatt & The Fiend, Trish Stratus plans, Mercedes Moné injury, more!

The latest rumors, including WWE pushing for Bray to go back to his old gimmick, if Trish is sticking around on Raw, an update on the former Sasha Banks’ health, and more!

WWE can only name one star who received a bigger pop than Bad Bunny

WWE ranks the biggest pops, and Bad Bunny almost tops the list.

Bray Wyatt is still missing from WWE, and it doesn’t even matter anymore

Wyatt is a guy with a cool entrance who otherwise doesn’t fit in with WWE programming.

Alexa Bliss says The Masked Singer is ‘one of the hardest things I’ve ever done’

Bliss explains why she agreed to do the show, and what surprised her the most about it.

Rumor Roundup: Demon Balor, Cena ‘Mania change, AEW video game, more!

The latest rumors, including talk of Finn bringing back an old gimmick for WrestleMania 39, how John Cena’s plans for that show changed, signs the release of AEW Fight Forever might finally be upon us, and more!

Jake Paul says more work with WWE ‘could be on the horizon’

Logan and Jake Paul are going to win the WWE tag team titles, aren’t they?

It’s happening again to Alexa Bliss

It’s déjà vu all over again.

Rumor Roundup: Mercedes Moné deal, WWE sale, AEW video game, The Bunny, more!

The latest rumors, including Mercedes Moné pay in NJPW, WWE filming movie parodies, AEW video game release date, Vince McMahon hurting WWE sale negotiations, The Bunny injury, and more!

Ric Flair & Becky Lynch ‘squashed’ their beef, says Seth Rollins

Rollins’ issues with Logan Paul are very much alive, however.

Rumor Roundup: Alexa Bliss time off, WWE title situation, Indi Hartwell, more!

The latest rumors, including what’s going on with Alexa Bliss, talk surrounding what WWE will do with its top titles, Indi Hartwell getting something of a tryout, and more!

Piper Niven says she went ‘for real, crazy’ during WWE absence

During our exclusive interview with the former Doudrop, we talked about her time off from WWE, including why she was out and how much of a struggle that was for her.

Rumor Roundup: Naomi/WWE, AEW business, Mtn Dew Pitch Black match, more!

The latest rumors, including a sign Trinity Fatu is done with WWE, notes on AEW’s streaming plans, video game schedule & house shows, how much Mountain Dew paid to be a part of Royal Rumble, and more!

Cody Rhodes: WWE’s current ‘Mania options are even better than The Rock

The 2023 Royal Rumble fields another question about his storyline with Roman Reigns, The Bloodline/Sami Zayn angle, and the Dwayne Johnson who got away.

Gunther thinks Brock Lesnar may be his ‘end boss’

The WWE Intercontinental champion has played the ‘Final Boss’ role for a number of other wrestlers throughout his career. Reflecting on their Royal Rumble moment, he wonders if the Beast Incarnate might not play that role for him someday.

Sonya Deville’s Royal Rumble scar now has company

She was busted open again on the house show circuit yesterday, and now has seven new stitches right next to the still-healing cut from the weekend before!

Rumor Roundup: Charlotte Flair, Dragon Lee debut, NXT wrestlers working indies, more!

The latest rumors, including speculation on Charlotte Flair’s future, what’s up with Dragon Lee, NXT wrestlers possibly working indies, and more!

Wrestling’s best storyline made rating Royal Rumble tricky

See what we mean as you check out the Cageside Community’s Star Ratings for the show, and how they compared to a couple others - including the guy who made the whole ‘Star Rating’ thing famous.

Rumor Roundup: WWE sale, Sami Zayn plan, Keith Lee, Pacquiao, more!

The latest rumors, including the plan for Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns, WWE sale held up by Vince McMahon’s status. Keith Lee’s absence, Doudrop name change, Kota Ibushi vs. Manny Pacquiao, ROH TV, and more!

Early odds favor Rhodes, Ripley at WrestleMania 39

Not all that surprising but the two Royal Rumble winners are early favorites to win titles at WrestleMania.

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The Bloodline, Shakespeare's Macbeth & Wrestling's Best Storyline

Before the next chapter in the story of Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, The Usos, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman begins on SmackDown, this Cagesider is doing a deep literary dive on what happened through Royal Rumble.

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