News Rumor Roundup: Edge return, Samoa Joe injury, WWE draft, Lynch-Asuka, 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 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:

  • PW Insider says Edge was in Pittsburgh just yesterday on WWE business, speculating that it could have been to see Dr. Joseph Maroon, who is headquartered there.
  • Insider also says Samoa Joe has been out of action with a broken thumb and he’s just waiting to be cleared to return.
  • Aleister Black and Buddy Murphy are Paul Heyman guys, says the Observer, so there’s speculation they could come to Raw in the draft and get a push.
  • Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that the Sasha Banks injury could lead to a Becky Lynch vs. Asuka program.
  • He also said the idea of Lacey Evans working with Natalya so much recently was to help her improve as a wrestler.

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.

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Amigo Seto

The Fastest Gun
Asuka v Becky II sounds like a good match, and I am sure the match will be good, but the outcome is way too easy to see as Becky will win even though Asuka winning the belt would be great, and if Sane won the belt as well then that was would awesome.

Ironic that according to the rumors Lacey is having a feud with Natalya to improve her ability as that is what I said.

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