In our WWE rumor roundup Today: The latest on CM Punk and his situation with AEW, WWE executive comments on the potential of adding more programming to their schedule, and more.
All the WWE rumors and news today
Here are all the WWE rumors, news, and leaks that showed up on our radar today, May 24.
The Latest On CM Punk’s Status With AEW
In tonight’s episode of AEW DynamiteTony Khan will announce the location of the debut episode of Clash of AEW, CM PunkHis status for the show remains uncertain. CM Punk’s latest status update on AEW is from Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select.
Reportedly, CM Punk and AEW have remained in contact over the past week. AEW sent paperwork to CM Punk about talking about “certain topics” and making sure CM Punk appeared on his scheduled TV dates.
Also, according to the report, people close to CM Punk believe that he will be part of the first episode of AEW Collision on June 17.
WWE Opens For Third Time On SmackDown
on JP Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference, Nick Khan represents WWE.
During the conference, Khan talked about WWE considering a third season of SmackDown, among other topics. In addition, according to Nick Khan, WWE continues to debate changing the third hour of Monday Night Raw to make the show more “mature.”
Since 2012, WWE Raw has been three hours long. Since making its debut in 1999, SmackDown lasted two hours.
Drew McIntyre And Becky Lynch Status Update With WWE
Drew McIntyre and Becky Lynch’s WWE contracts are both expected to expire in the first half of 2024. According to a new report from WrestleVotes (via GiveMeSport), WWE likes both and wants both stars to stay.
“I expect that when the dust settles, they will both remain. WWE wants them to stay, you know, 1,000% back until the end – let’s say one percent less. They love both of them. But, like any top-flight stars, they need to see what else is out there. I don’t believe WWE is worried about that.
Hulk Hogan Starts A New CBD Brand
Hulk Hogan announces a new health and wellness brand. With this new product line, Hogan joined fellow WWE Hall of Famers Mike Tyson and Ric Flair in starting a Carma HoldCo brand.
According to a press release, Hogan will serve as Chief brand officer for this new fitness line. The product line contains functional mushrooms, CBD, and THC.
“Hulk Hogan was larger than life and loved by wrestling fans and non-fans of all ages. His influence spanned generations,” said Carma HoldCo President and Chairman Chad Bronstein.
“His magnetic personality, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit, in partnership with us at Carma HoldCo, will ensure that we continue to deliver unforgettable experiences to consumers.”