The Ronda Rousey-to-WWE rumors are heating up once again. It seems like the WWE has stuck to their guns; the probable main event for the WrestleMania 34 event will feature a rematch clash between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar. Several weeks ago, Roman Reigns defeated The Miz to become the Intercontinental Champion for the first time in his career.
Since her official debut, Rousey has made regular appearances on Monday Night Raw and seems to be be finding her stride as far as her whole wrestling persona goes. Jinder Mahal winning the WWE Championship on SmackDown showed just quickly things can pick up with one or two decisions changing the landscape.
It's time now to build on that, to see what else WWE has planned for Rousey. Rousey made her WWE debut at the Royal Rumble last month and announced that she has signed a full-time contract with the wrestling promotion. As well as Daniel Bryan's return to the ring, there will also be plenty of interest in how Ronda Rousey's official in-ring debut as a WWE competitor pans out.
Due to allegations by numerous former female wrestlers, Moolah was considered by many to be an ill fit for a memorial March 15, the match was renamed "WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal" and the Moolah Memorial Trophy was nixed. Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.
For the clash to happen, Cena will have to be part of the Royal Rumble main event and find a way to work his way against the other 29 men and set up a championship match at the Wrestlemania 33. However, reports have suggested that Cena is not happy with WWE Rumours the way WWE is dealing with Goldberg's comeback as he feels that Lesnar and Goldberg are being paid more than what the full-timers earn.
Whether McMahon will be able to go for the match, however, remains to be seen as he is battling diverticulitis. Whether it be surprise returns, possible match outcomes or even just the suspicion of a famous name appearing, never is the online speculation about WWE more intense than it is with Mania just around the corner.
Raw Tag Team Championship - The Bar (c) vs. Braun Strowman & TBD: In a fun twist, Strowman won a tag team battle royal on earn a WrestleMania shot at the tag team titles. That's led to speculation that Cena will have a match with a wrestler that doesn't regularly perform in WWE.
However, rumours have been mounting in recent months of a comeback , and this latest news of a return to work with Vince McMahon 's company will only fuel that speculation. As a result, wrestling fans are unhappy with the stance taken by WWE to omit superstars like Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey from the show in Jeddah on Friday.
In fact, Rousey's big match at ‘Mania — which she teased by pointing at the WrestleMania banner hanging over the ring Sunday — could be a showdown three years in the making. Rousey has made cameo appearances on WWE programming the last few years and even trained at the company's performance centre in Orlando, Florida.
Sources in WWE told 's Dave Meltzer that the company is trying to put together a tag-team match pitting Rousey and The Rock (real name Dwayne Johnson) against Triple H (real name Paul Levesque) and Stephanie McMahon. On route to his title victory, Balor even defeated Roman Reigns in what seemed to be a passing of the torch type of moment.
WWE wrestling rumors are created by journalists and various wrestling websites. Ronda Rousey's appearance at WWE's Royal Rumble pay-per-view event Sunday night left many questions unanswered, including who the former UFC champion will face at WrestleMania 34. That would also give the next rivalry over the championship more momentum considering Miz defeated Reigns to become the champion.
- Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer claimed that Alicia Fox was pulled from the WrestleMania battle royal, but she actually wasn't cleared yet. After the match, Nakamura went to present Styles with the championship and then turned on him, hitting him with a low blow and kicking him out of the ring.