Rumor Roundup: Royal Situation, Charlotte Flair, Mercedes Moné Plans, More!

Speculating on rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favorite pastime for many fans, perhaps right after watching matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors from the pro wrestling rumor mill.

Important reminder: Rumors are just that: rumours. None of this has been confirmed as fact, it’s just circulating in the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track the accuracy of rumors in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back which you can find here. Remember, take everything with a grain of salt.

Rumors of the day:

  • On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said the William Regal situation has been discussed internally now that Vince McMahon has returned and it’s unclear how it might affect him.
  • During a recent chat with Corey Graves on “After the Bell,” Ric Flair said Charlotte Flair had a problem with her teeth and it was something she dealt with while she was away from WWE.
  • In addition to her scheduled match against KAIRI in February, The Observer says Mercedes Moné (fka Sasha Banks) is set to work “some New Japan shows as well as the 4/23 Stardom show at Yokohama Arena.”
  • Fightful Select notes that WWE has an interest in bringing in Tama Tonga from New Japan Pro Wrestling.

  • There has been a positive reception among AEW talent regarding the updated look of dynamite and Carnagesaid Fighter.
  • The Wrestling Observer newsletter on Konosuke Takeshita’s AEW booking: “Although he’s not featured on TV right now, and when he is, he’s there to lose to top stars in big matches, there are major plans for Takeshita to be pushed as a top level guy.

If you’ve heard of any interesting rumors that you’d like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Please remember that these are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. And check out our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be true.

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