News Rumor Roundup: Cena, Raw return, Hardy plans, Cathy Kelley, more!

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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:

  • John Cena’s role at WrestleMania 36 is already “locked in,” says the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
  • Per PW Insider, Big Show is scheduled to return to Raw next week.
  • According to the Observer, Matt Hardy’s return was a change in plans that came about because the ratings were good for his segment with Randy Orton last week and enough wrestlers are unavailable that they need to use him. They also say that’s why Big Show is coming back next week.
  • Cathy Kelley gave her notice weeks ago, and WWE decided to respect her desire to leave, says Insider.
  • On Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez mentioned NXT wrestlers being told to lay it in, meaning work more physical matches.

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.

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