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 legitimate news or 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:
- According to the Observer, Charlotte Flair flew right to Los Angeles after SmackDown to start working out the match with Ronda Rousey at Survivor Series.
- In the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer notes he’s heard from more WWE talent about Brock Lesnar than Nia Jax, that there is frustration that he’s bulletproof despite suplexing Sunil Singh on his head.
- WWE taped the NXT show in San Jose this week, which was more like a house show instead of TV, as “an experiment in streamlining shows,” says the Observer.
- Per PW Insider, Trevor Lee is done with Impact Wrestling and WWE is interested in signing him.
- They also say Shane Strickland is looking at going to WWE soon.
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. Have fun with it. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct!