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.
- According to the Observer, the current plan is for Daniel Bryan to challenge Bray Wyatt for the Universal championship at Survivor Series.
- The previous plans may have called for Wyatt to wrestle The Miz and Bryan to wrestle Roderick Strong and AJ Styles.
- Rusev vs. Bobby Lashley isn’t planned for Survivor Series, says the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, because the show is already full.
- Bayley was flown from France to Orlando to appear on NXT TV this week in part because WWE wants fans to believe main roster stars will show up on NXT each week, per Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio.
- Tom Lawlor is done with MLW because the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement on a new deal, per PW 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.