AEW and WWE Rumor Round Up June 12, 2022: Bobby Lashley plans and more!


The WWE, AEW Rumor Roundup for June 12, 2022, includes Stephanie McMahon buried by WWE, Lashley plans, Adam Cole injuries and more!

These are all the latest rumor roundup in pro-wrestling, which are currently afloat. So let’s look at the rumor roundup from WWE and AEW.

1. Bobby Lashley plans

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, even though Bobby Lashley was ordered to grab a replica belt from a planted fan at ringside after his victory at Hell in a Cell.

Bobby Lashley is a former WWE Champion
Bobby Lashley at the 2022 Elimination Chamber (WWE)

There is no plan for a title match between Lashley and Roman Reigns. Lashley will instead be feuding with United States Champion Theory. 

2. Stephanie McMahon’s return buried by WWE 

F4WOnline‘s Dave Meltzer believes the chances of Stephanie McMahon returning to WWE have “greatly diminished” after WWE publicly buried her with a planted story about her poor job performance following her leave of absence. 

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Stephanie McMahon made the Draft announcements (WWE)

Several reports have emerged online since she announced her absence from WWE. Hall of Famer Bill Apter has other ideas about her being out. He debunked the rumours about Stephanie’s WWE status,

He mentioned that it was Stephanie’s decision to take a break. However, she was not instructed to walk away from the promotion by other WWE higher-ups. 

“That’s baloney. It’s baloney! I know first-hand that she precipitated this move,” stated Bill Apter. “So right now, we have her on the sidelines.” [26:44 – 27:00] (H/T Sportskeeda Wrestling)

3. Adam Cole injury update

As per Fightful, Adam Cole has been dealing with a “series of injuries” for longer than most people realize. This includes a significant labrum injury he suffered during his feud with Hangman Page. 

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Adam Cole is out with Injuries (WWE)

4. Gunther’s victory for a reason

Former NXT Champion Gunther captured his first main roster title last night on SmackDown. Ricochet put his title on the line against Gunther for the first time in WWE. It was a hard-hitting bout. Ricochet won the title several months ago by defeating Sami Zayn on SmackDown.

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Gunther is the new Intercontinental Champion (WWE)

He also extended his unbeaten streak by winning the bout. . Since his arrival on the show, he has been unbeaten. The Ring General is a former NXT United Kingdom Champion and holds the record for 870 days, one of the longest championship reigns.

As per Fightful Select, Gunther has impressed “people of influence” within WWE due to his willingness to “play ball” by moving to the United States, changing his name and getting in better shape. 

5. WWE is involved in the new project

At first, SEScoops reported that WWE will be heavily involved in a new project that Dark Side of the Ring’s Evan Husney & Jason Eisener is working on for Vice, 

Sean Ross Sapp also tweeted that the creators told him the report had “inaccuracies” and an official announcement would be coming soon. 

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