Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favorite pastime for many fans, perhaps right after watching games. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors from the pro wrestling rumor mill.
Important reminder: rumors are just that – rumors. None of this has been confirmed as a fact, it is just circulating in the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track rumor accuracy in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back which you can find here. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.
Rumors of the day:
- According to Fightful, some people in WWE were hoping Goldberg would improvise lines in his promo on Gross to make up for the cut from Drew McIntyre’s promo, but Goldberg didn’t budge from the original script.
- Fightful also says there’s no WWE heat on Snoop Dogg after appearing on AEW Dynamite this week.
- On Wrestling Observer Radio, Bryan Alvarez said Nick Jackson feared breaking his leg during DynamiteThat’s why he didn’t use a superkick at the Bullet Club reunion. It turns out Jackson only has a bruise on his leg, and he won’t miss a moment.
PW Insider notes that Timothy Thatcher’s injury is a job. NXT decided to fend off the Fight Pit, so they created a Kayfabe Thatcher injury to explain that decision.
- Insider learned that Carlito turned down WWE’s offer to appear on Legends Night because he didn’t want to travel across the country just for a quick cameo.
If you’ve heard of any cool rumors you’d like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Remember these are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. And check out our weekly Rumor Look Back here to track how often rumors turn out to be accurate