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Sport Rumor Roundup: Ric Flair & WWE, Raw/SmackDown split, Sasha Banks, more!

08:30  21 september  2021
08:30  21 september  2021 Source:   msn.com

Rumor Roundup: Ric Flair & WWE, Raw/SmackDown split, Sasha Banks, more!

  Rumor Roundup: Ric Flair & WWE, Raw/SmackDown split, Sasha Banks, more! The latest rumors, including signs Vince McMahon is getting out of the Nature Boy business, talent working both main roster shows, what’s up with The Boss, and more!Important reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. None of this has been confirmed as 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.

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. TMZ has actually gotten into the Ric Flair story, saying they were told Flair and WWE ’s split “has been in the works for a while now.” Ringside News notes that on a recent conference call Cody Rhodes couldn’t say if he sees a spot in AEW for Bray Wyatt.

Draft order: Raw picked first, SmackDown second, at the start of each round . For the televised portion, Raw received three picks for every two SmackDown picks, though things evened out for the later rounds . Tag teams: Could be drafted as a single unit (two or three wrestlers) unless a commish/GM drafted one of the individual superstars first and split up the team. Their ages: 39, 39, 36. WWE put the two most popular tag teams (The New Day, Enzo and Cass) and its two top female wrestlers (Charlotte, Sasha Banks ) on the same show -- Raw .

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.

  Rumor Roundup: Ric Flair & WWE, Raw/SmackDown split, Sasha Banks, more! © WWE.com

Important reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. None of this has been confirmed as 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 points out WWE has removed Ric Flair from their opening video packages. Multiple people noticed the company has removed his merchandise from WWEShop.com.
  • If last night’s Raw with Roman Reigns pops a big ratings number, WresteVotes heard it “would open the box to showcasing main superstars on both brands.”
  • Following up on reports she’s been backstage at recent SmackDowns, Wrestling Inc’s Raj Giri says Sasha Banks is medically cleared, but WWE creative is still “coming up with something for her.”
  • According to Wrestling Observer, Ricky Starks misspoke and he won’t be a permanent replacement for Mark Henry on Rampage. The plan is to rotate commentators, but the Observer doesn’t have details on how the rotation will work.
  • Both The Observer and Fightful Select say AEW Full Gear will be in Minneapolis on Nov. 13.

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.

Hawks' Trae Young ejected in return to Madison Square Garden at 'WWE SmackDown' .
After torching the Knicks during the NBA playoffs, Young made New York fans happy by being kicked out of an event at Madison Square Garden.Standing ringside for "WWE SmackDown," Young grabbed the head of Rey Mysterio, shaking him on the ropes, while Mysterio wrestled Sami Zayn. The referee hit Young with two "technical fouls" and threw him out of the event, which gave the crowd a lot of pleasure.

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