News Rumor Roundup: WWE releases, TLC plans, Wyatt-Bryan story, 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 said there were rumblings of additional releases coming from WWE beyond the four who were let go yesterday.
  • Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that Bayley vs. Lacey Evans and AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton are currently planned for TLC.
  • He also said the reason WWE has gone to Bray Wyatt vs. The Miz at TLC was to prolong the story with Daniel Bryan, which is what Bryan wanted.
  • Finally, he noted there was one point where Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode were scheduled to wrestle The New Day for the SmackDown tag team titles but those plans were changed.
  • Per WWE Network News, the Broken Skull Sessions featuring Goldberg will premiere after TLC. They also say a new episode of WWE Chronicle will feature Rey Mysterio later this week.

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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