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These Charlotte Flair heat rumors are still hard to believe

Rumors six months ago speculated about Charlotte Flair heat, Roman Reigns title records, and Bray Wyatt’s release. Were they accurate?

This rumored Lesnar WrestleMania opponent wouldn’t have worked

Rumors six months ago speculated on a different Lesnar opponent for a prior WrestleMania, early Charlotte heat, and Saudi shows. Were they accurate?

We’re lucky this rumor about SmackDown was wrong

Rumors six months ago speculated on Fox plans for SmackDown, Tony Khan booking, and when we’d see the Rock. Were they accurate?

Is there a chance Jeff Hardy revives Willow?

Rumors six months ago speculated on the Willow character, WALTER in the US, and Braun Strowman’s future. Were they accurate?

It’s still wild how quickly WWE gave up on Hit Row

Rumors six months ago speculated on a Hit Row call up, Cody’s relationship with the other EVPs, and a UK WWE show. Were they accurate?

Can Gable Steveson have an immediate impact?

Rumors six months ago speculated on Gable Steveson plans in WWE, NXT changes under Vince, and AEW announcers. Were they accurate?

Months later, we’re still wondering about Windham

Rumors six months ago speculated on Bray Wyatt’s destination, Fox trying to help WWE sign CM Punk, and Big E’s title plans. Were they accurate?

Kevin Owens made the right decision

Rumors six months ago speculated on Kevin Owens leaving WWE, Adam Cole suggestions, and changes in NXT. Were they accurate?

Adam Scherr’s post-WWE destination was a bit surprising

Rumor six months ago speculated on Braun Strowman’s destination, big NXT changes, and Charlotte & Nia Jax SHOOTING. Were they correct?

No one seems to know what’s going on with Asuka

Rumors six months ago speculated on Asuka’s status, Adam Cole’s destination, and WALTER. Were they accurate?

CM Punk has wrestled more than initially anticipated

Rumors six months ago speculated how many matches CM Punk would work, Ric Flair to AEW, and off-site WWE shows. Were they accurate?

Rumors of WWE low morale continue to persist

They were around six months ago and they’re around now.

In retrospect, Wyatt’s release feels like it was inevitable

Rumors six months ago speculated on Bray Wyatt’s release, backstage moral, and Karrion Kross plans. Were they accurate?

The writing was on the wall early on for Karrion Kross

Rumors six months ago speculated on Karrion Kross’s rough Raw debut, CM Punk’s return, and a Queen of the Ring. Were they accurate?

Last year’s Money in the Bank winners may have been decided at the last minute

Rumors six months ago speculated on last minute Money in the Bank winners, the Rock at WrestleMania, and fka Aiden English in Impact. Were they accurate?

WWE loves changing names & releasing talent

Rumors six months ago speculated on releases, name changes, and John Cena’s status for SummerSlam.

Could we have seen this Impact star in WWE?

Rumors six months ago speculated about WWE pursuing Moose, the continuous releases, and Doudrop. Were they accurate?

We love speculating on wrestlers’ in-ring names

Rumors six months ago speculated on wrestlers’ names, big wigs at NXT, and WWE Draft timing. Were they accurate?

Rumors show it can be hard for WWE to keep both USA & Fox happy

Rumors six months ago speculated on Fox & USA frustration, Aleister Black’s release, and issues with Keith Lee’s name. Were they accurate?

Rumors gave us a hint of some frustration from Triple H

Rumors six months ago speculated on Triple H frustration, SummerSlam host, and exciting plans in WWE. Were they accurate?

It’s easy to forget that this happened

Rumors six months ago speculated on TakeOver 36, Andrade creative control, and the SummerSlam main event. Were they accurate?

Brock’s return was not as originally rumored

Rumors six month ago speculated on Brock Lesnar’s return, drama involving the SummerSlam locale, and yet more WWE releases. Were they accurate?

There were some quicker than expected injury returns this year

Rumors six months ago speculated on a pair of injury timelines, Zelina Vega’s return, and upcoming PPV dates. Were they accurate?

Rumored creative plans for WWE wrestlers that are then released are always baffling

Rumors six months ago speculated on Mia Yim’s SmackDown debut, Keith Lee’s status, and the locale of WrestleMania. Were they accurate?

Danielson’s decision to choose AEW feels like it was inevitable now

Rumors six months ago speculated on Daniel Bryan’s future, Ring of Honor’s plans, and waiting for Vince. Were they accurate?

Certain WWE releases have more rumors surrounding them

Rumors six months ago speculated on Drake Wuertz’s release, Daniel Bryan’s future, and Mark Carrano returning. Were they accurate?

These rumors of Charlotte WrestleMania heat are hard to believe

Rumors six months ago speculated on Charlotte heat, Roman Reigns long term plans, and WWE releases. Were they accurate?

WWE really shook up their announcing this year

Rumors six months ago speculated on WWE announcer changes, Riddle’s match finish being changed, and Hulk Hogan boos. Were they accurate?

Rumors were hit or miss predicting WrestleMania

Rumors six months ago speculated on different aspects of WrestleMania, the Hurt Business breakup, and Andrade’s future. Were they accurate?

Some releases we didn’t see coming

Rumors six months ago speculated on Aleister Black’s WWE return, Michael Cole tattoos, and Keith Lee’s situation. Were they accurate?

There was confusion regarding Charlotte’s status heading into WrestleMania

Rumors six months ago speculated on Charlotte’s WrestleMania status, RETRIBUTION’s end, and Batista’s Hall of Fame status. Were they correct?

WWE was apparently at first resistant to releasing Andrade

Rumors six months ago speculated on Andrade’s release, Charly Caruso heat and then exit, and WrestleMania plans. Were they accurate?

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