Speculating about professional wrestling is a favorite pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column we will look at the latest rumors broadcast by the professional wrestling mill.
Important Reminder: Rumors are just that – rumors. None of this is confirmed as a fact, but simply circulates around the mill for professional wrestling. We track the accuracy of the rumors in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back, which you can find here. Remember, take everything with grain.
Rumors of the day:
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- On the site’s paid site, Fightful Select, they announced that tickets for WrestleMania will go on sale next week.
Wrestling Observer Live’s Brian Alvarez says he has heard that moving NXT to Tuesday is a “done deal” inside the USA Network. His sources also said that the decision is not determined by the profits of the AEW rating, but the fact that the hockey will have better advertising dollars on Wednesday when it moves to the US after the NBC Sports Network stops
- Alvarez also said that at some point NXT plans to launch last night’s show to counter AEW’s home edition of Dynamite. He speculates that they have decided that it is not worth hot matches when they are unlikely to be able to compete with Shaq’s match.
- Regarding New Japan’s decision not to move forward with the use of Marty Scurll, Fightful Select said it came after many complaints from the list. Some said they would not initially take the reservation if they knew Scurll was being used.
If you’ve heard of interesting rumors you want to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember that these are rumors and have not been confirmed as a fact, so please accept them as such. And check out our weekly Look Back hearing here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be true.