News Rumor Roundup: Raw/SmackDown announcer change, WWE Network tiers, Storm

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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:

  • According to WrestleVotes, there could be significant changes to commentary teams when SmackDown moves to Fox, including the return of two-person booths.
  • They say one big change proposed would be Michael Cole as the play-by-play voice of SmackDown, with Vic Joseph taking that role on Raw.
  • PW Insider has heard a tiered WWE Network will launch in January 2020.
  • The site expects Evolve, ICW, Progress, and possibly Chikara to available on the premium tier. They’ve heard of WWE reaching out to other companies about partnering, including lucha promotions in Mexico.
  • Toni Storm is expected to be featured on the main NXT brand more going forward, says Insider.

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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According to WrestleVotes, there could be significant changes to commentary teams when SmackDown moves to Fox, including the return of two-person booths.
Finally! Thank the Lord in Heaven!

They say one big change proposed would be Michael Cole as the play-by-play voice of SmackDown, with Vic Joseph taking that role on Raw.
Who?

Toni Storm is expected to be featured on the main NXT brand more going forward, says Insider.
Yes!

Its Booty time!

Oh Sorry...

I mean its Toni Time!

No wonder she dropped the NXT UK Women's title in Cardiff...

Let Toni be the one to dethrone Shayna!
 

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