In our WWE rumor roundup today: Updates on top Monday Night Raw superstars and their immediate futures, Roman Reigns’ summer schedule, injury updates for former WWE World Champions Sasha Banks (Mercedes Mone) and Braun Strowman, and more.
All WWE rumors and news today
Here are all the WWE rumors, news, and leaks that have appeared on our radar today, May 31.
Update On Plans For Brock Lesnar & Seth Rollins, And Trish Stratus
As WWE kicks its summer plans into high gear, there are new reported updates on top stars.
Dave Meltzer, on a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, noted that there are no plans for Brock Lesnar to currently go after Seth Rollins and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on Monday Night Raw.
Speaking of the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, as far as Seth Rollins is concerned, Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports that Seth Rollins is scheduled to be at every Monday Night Raw taping upcoming. Therefore, if he is still filming for Captain America: New World Order, plans are not expected to impact his time on WWE Raw.
In that same report, Johnson notes that Trish Stratus is expected to be on Monday Night Raw as often as possible. Trish was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. However, she has been engaged in a rivalry with Becky Lynch recently and was drafted to Monday Night Raw as part of the 2023 WWE Draft.
Roman Reigns’ Summer Schedule
Anyone worried about Roman Reigns having a limited schedule in 2023 does not have to worry about a limited summer.
In addition to his previously announced appearances at WWE Money in the Bank and WWE SummerSlam, respectively, WWE has announced that Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will appear at several forthcoming events. Reigns is scheduled to appear on WWE SmackDown on June 2, June 16, June 30, July 7, July 21, and July 28. He will also appear at the June 17 SuperShow live event in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the July 22 SuperShow event in Mexico City, Mexico.
Injury Updates For Braun Strowman And The Former Sasha Banks
In an update to the news about Mercedes Mone, formerly Sasha Banks suffering an injury at NJPW Resurgence, a new report from Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select notes Mercedes’ injury is believed to be a serious sprain with no break, as per New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
However, Those close to Mercedes have stated that a sprain exists and the possibility of a break exists. They expect a better idea of where things stand after the swelling has subsided.
Braun Strowman is also injured. According to Mike Johnson of PWInsider, Strowman is on the injured list due to an unidentified issue. The former Universal Champion is not likely to return very soon, according to Johnson, and he is not being considered for creative storylines for the time being. According to one source, Strowman may require surgery, although the problem he is dealing with has yet to be confirmed as well.
Tony Khan Set For Another Major Announcement On AEW Dynamite
Tony Khan once again be making a significant announcement on AEW Dynamite. This announcement will once again relate to AEW Saturday Collision’s debut episode. The debut episode will animate from the United Center in Chicago, and CM Punk is believed to be returning on the debut episode. Still, it has yet to be officially announced.