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.
Rumors for the Day: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.
- Sasha Banks is “in the favor of Vince McMahon”, per Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful. Sources tell him the WWE CEO has gained respect for her over the past few months.
- A comment by Cody Rhodes about the Hell in a Cell main event on the Joe Cronin Show has led to speculation that either Bray Wyatt or Seth Rollins got a concussion during the match.
- Talent is currently unaware of what brand they’ll land on in Friday & Monday’s WWE Draft, according to Fightful Select.
- On Wrestling Observer Radio it was said that Cain Velasquez needs knee surgery. It’s not clear if he’s going to get a minor procedure done before the Brock Lesnar match or put it off until after.
- Squared Circle Sirens reported that WWE signed Shotzi Blackheart, but she seemed to shoot down the news on her Twitter.
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.