Wrestling Rumor Roundup: Drew McIntyre WrestleMania status, WWE’s Hall of Fame plans and more

WWE, Drew McIntyre (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)
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Professional wrestling is filled with rumors bubbling up each and every day. The biggest sites and media personalities look for top stories and rumors to cover before their peers. At Daily DDT, we look at some of the rumors swirling around the WWE and provide additional context to them in our weekly rumor roundup. This week, we are looking at Xavier Woods, TJ Wilson, Drew McIntyre and more.

Xavier Woods to return soon

New Day Rocks, but something’s missing from the group at this time. You guessed it right, the trombone. Wait, is that all that’s missing? You got it right this time too. The King is also missing. Fightful Select reports and Wrestling Inc informs that Woods got removed from the inactive talent’s list.

Big E moved from the red brand to the blue, and it’s only a matter of time before The King bestows his fellow New Day members and his people a visit. The trio got rated as the best tag team of all time, and rightfully so because they bring pancakes and smiles everywhere they go. Now, does that mean that we also have a new contender for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championships? The Usos vs The New Day will be a hit in a week’s time notice too, but does the company have that on the cards?

Is TJ Wilson also stepping away from the WWE?

Fightful Select reports different details about TJ Wilson as some are calling that he is not on the producer’s list as he is frustrated with the company. Others state that he didn’t participate in the Royal Rumble matches discussions, and Fit Finlay took his spot.

It is not good as TJ Wilson is respected backstage by all. We hope that his time out or away from the company and Natalya’s loss to Aliyah are not interconnected. There were growing rumors of Wilson potentially returning to the ring, as more people wonder what is next for the former tag team champion.

WWE’s Hall of Fame Class of 2022 may have a different approach

Mike Johnson from PWInsider reports that WWE plans on implementing a new strategy that will help the 1st of April SmackDown attendees also get access to the Hall of Fame ceremony.

WWE has released superstars citing budget cuts, and this looks like another step in the same direction. The company plans to club two shows into one, making it a new kind. The experiment can become the process in the future years.

Drew McIntyre is still a challenger for Roman Reigns

The neck issues at Day 1 deferred Drew’s plans of challenging the universal champion for his title at WrestleMania. While speculations stated that he might not be in at The Grandest Stage of Them All, his return at the Royal Rumble confirms that the Reigns vs McIntyre feud is still on the cards.

Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Dave Meltzer reports, and WrestlingInc informs that the Reigns vs Lesnar plan is still on the cards, as is Reigns vs McIntyre. WWE plans to give McIntyre his push and the roaring appreciation from the fans that The Scottish Pschyopath missed at WrestleMania 36.