Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favorite pastime of many fans, perhaps the second most popular pastime after 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 – rumours. None of this has been confirmed as fact, it’s just circulating in the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track the accuracy of rumors in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back, which can be found here. Remember, take everything with a grain of salt.
Rumors of the day:
- According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, while Vince McMahon is focused on selling WWE, Nick Khan is currently making the final decision on other decisions at the company.
Fightful Select says WWE filmed something with John Cena and Austin Theory when the former came in for the Dec. 30 SmackDown show, but it’s unclear what it would be used for.
- Speaking on the PWTorch VIP podcast, Wade Keller said that while Mercedes Moné is not “unpopular at the CM punk level” in WWE, “she does have her critics and the details I’ve received show she deserves it.” .” He brought this up and said he wasn’t surprised that the former Sasha Banks didn’t appear to have settled on a return to WWE or an AEW debut.
- According to PW Insider, Doudrop is expected to return to WWE around the time of Royal Rumble. She will be on the Raw brand.
- Bill Simmons said on his podcast that he’s still working on the Vince McMahon documentary series for Netflix that was announced years ago.
- Cody Rhodes has chosen Carmelo Hayes and Joe Gacy to help him train in preparation for his return to the ring in WWE, Fightful says.
If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you would like to add, please feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember that these are rumors which have not been confirmed as fact so please take them as such. And to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be true, watch our weekly Rumor Look Back here.