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 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:
- WrestleVotes says a source told them the latest WrestleMania card has Edge vs. Roman Reigns, Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks, Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt, and a Bad Bunny tag team match set for the show.
- They also say the WWE championship match is currently open, as is everything else on the card. But none of it is set in stone just yet.
- Fightful notes a pilot was taped for a new show called “NXT Evolve,” though it’s unclear what, if anything, will come of it.
- According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Kairi Sane was recently unable to get permission from WWE to wrestle for Stardom on its Mar. 3 show in Tokyo.
- There have been talks of New Japan Pro Wrestling returning to AXS TV, per the Observer.
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. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct.