It’s a brand new week for the WWE as the corporate inches nearer to the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view in June. As all the time, the rumor mill was churning over the weekend with a couple of noteworthy tidbits forward of tonight’s episode of Monday Night time Uncooked from Norfolk, VA.
Let’s dive into the mill.
- It doesn’t seem that undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns might be moving into the ring at Hell in a Cell. Based on Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, the “Tribal Chief” just isn’t scheduled to wrestle on the ppv. It was reported final week that Reigns had signed a brand new cope with the corporate much like the offers Brock Lesnar has signed, successfully shortening the variety of dates and home exhibits he’d should work. He labored the primary occasion of the Wrestlemania Backlash ppv final Sunday, one the place his Bloodline steady defeated RK-Bro and Drew McIntyre.
- Those self same WON experiences have additionally indicated that Reigns will subsequent defend his belt(s) at Cash within the Financial institution in July. On condition that the WWE is about to embark on doing three stadium exhibits over the summer time, his exclusion from Hell in a Cell could also be him merely getting a break earlier than hitting the bottom operating for a busy stretch. Notably, the poster for September’s Conflict on the Fort ppv in September was revealed final week and each he and Drew McIntyre are the distinguished figures within the promotion. It appears clear that these two are on a collision course for a primary occasion showdown in Wales.
- Madcap Moss was “Pillmanize’d” by Pleased Corbin on Smackdown final Friday, successfully taking him off tv for a minimum of the following few weeks. Wrestlingnews.co reported on Sunday that Moss could also be getting a repackage upon his return, with new ring gear and new music. It is sensible contemplating that the Corbin-Moss gimmick is over and it’s nearly time for each wrestlers to maneuver onto one thing new. If he had been to return inside the subsequent few weeks with the brand new look, one would assume he’d more than likely be included within the males’s Cash within the Financial institution ladder match in July.
- As many picked up from final Friday’s episode of Smackdown, the identify of the ladies’s championship may be present process a change. Throughout her first promo after successful the Smackdown Girls’s Championship, Ronda Rousey declared that everybody can name her the “Smackdown Champion” and was known as such by Pat McAfee on commentary shortly afterwards. Roman Reigns remains to be being known as the clunky “WWE Undisputed Common Champion”, so the corporate should be troubleshooting identify concepts for its prime title holders.