RUMORS ARE FLYING!
- There have been conflicting reports about whether Braun Strowman is already cleared or is not yet cleared but could be cleared at any moment, but according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Strowman is scheduled to work the Great Balls of Fire PPV on July 9, possibly against the man who put him on the shelf for six weeks, Roman Reigns. Speculation abounds on the interwebs that Braun will interrupt Roman's "HUGE SUMMERSLAM ANNOUNCEMENT™" on Monday, leading to their match in Dallas at #GreatBalls.
- Amid reports that Kurt Angle is set to return to the ring in a match against Triple H at Summerslam, Pro Wrestling Sheet reporter James McKenna tweeted this:
So pump the brakes on your 2002 nostalgia for a bit, maybe.
- PWInsider is reporting that former TNA wrestlers, husband and wife team of Mike The Miracle Bennett and Maria Kanellis are due to make their debut on SmackDown imminently. They are supposed to be travelling with the blue team this weekend, including being backstage at Money In The Bank, and will likely make their debut on Tuesday's episode of SmackDown. Reports of them signing with WWE starting swirling immediately after they left TNA Impact Wrestling back in January.
- Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that WWE is negotiations to bring back Serena Deeb, who had a run with the company in 2009-10 when she was part of CM Punk's Straight Edge Society. She only had one match with WWE during that time, then left and competed elsewhere until her retirement in 2015. The speculation is that she would fill the Brian Kendrick role from last summer's Cruiserweight Classic.
In case you don't remember Serena, check this out: