Rumor Roundup: William Regal deal, AEW plan, Sasha Banks, more!

By | December 5, 2022

Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favorite pastime for many fans, perhaps second only to watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors circulating in the fan wrestling rumor mill.

Important note: Rumors are just that – rumours. None of this has been proven true, it’s been circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track rumor accuracy here with a weekly feature called Rumor Back. Remember, take everything with a grain of salt.

News of the day:

  • WWE Insider claims that William Regal is finalizing a contract with WWE and will be heading there “after the New Year” in what they described as a “background role”.

  • Meanwhile, Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio said that MIA is expected to have something to offer for the trip on Wednesday night’s show. Dynamite. He said he’s heard many different stories from many people, but he seems to have something.
  • A final note on Regal: To his credit, EC3 told Sportkeeda that he immediately regretted his decision to sign with AEW when he saw that Regal had a “maturity issue” in management.
  • For what it’s worth, Ric Flair said on the “To Be Human” podcast that he’s talked to Sasha Banks and that she won’t be going to AEW, and expects it to be with WWE if she returns to pro wrestling.
  • Fightful Select says Scarlett’s in-ring return was listed last week for a post-SmackDown dark match, but she ultimately didn’t participate. What’s more, Scarlett seems to have never been told about the match and is surprised by the details.

If you hear any interesting tidbits you’d like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember that they are rumors and not proven true, so please take them as such. And look back at our weekly gossip over here To track how often rumors are true.

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