The watch came just days after Apple held the Final Cut Pro X Summit, where it caused "surprises from the Apple product team". It's unclear if this included demos or news for the Mac Pro, but the weather is hard to ignore. The Mac Pro recently received FCC approval, so there is not much hold.
It would not be shocking for Apple to do something like this. The new Mac Pro and the matching Pro Display XDR are effectively Apple's of the creative world. They are a recognition that Mac Pro 201