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 WrestleVotes, Triple H getting injured has whatever plan there may have been for a Shawn Michaels vs. Undertaker match “in question.”
- They also say that Roman Reigns leaving WWE led to the Raw vs. SmackDown theme for Survivor Series coming back, as it wasn’t the original plan.
- Dave Meltzer said on Wrestling Observer Radio that original plans were for Roman Reigns to retain the Universal title at Crown Jewel and Brock Lesnar would have been finished up with WWE for the foreseeable future.
- PW Insider notes the belief is Triple H flew directly back home to get a full evaluation on his torn pectoral muscle.
- The Observer says if surgery is required it will likely rule him out for WrestleMania 35, taking way the possibility of a match against Batista.
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!