WWE Rumor Roundup: Tournament set for new IC Champion, Drew McIntyre faces Bobby Lashley and more

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We discuss here, WWE Rumours and News about WWE set Tournament to crown new Intercontinental Champion on SmackDown. Rumours and spoilers on Drew McIntyre could face Bobby Lashley for WWE Championship at Backlash 2020  PPV. WWE News and Rumors on the reason for WWE introduce new rules on shows named ‘Brand to Brand Invitation’ and many more WWE Rumors and Spoilers 2020.

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So let’s start today’s WWE Latest News and Rumors:


#5 WWE News on Tournament set to crown new Intercontinental Champion

WWE Rumor Roundup - WWE News on Tournament set to crown new Intercontinental Champion - Sports Info Now

After relinquished RAW Women’s Championship by Becky Lynch due to her pregnancy. Now SamckDown brand’s Intercontinental Championship also relinquished because current champion Sami Zyan refuses to work in this pandemic situation.

So Wrestling Rumours and Spoilers confirm by Renee Young and make it official that from this Friday on SmackDown, one Tournament started to crown the new Intercontinental Championship. Tournament Brackets would be revealed this week SmakcDown’s episode.

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Below is WWE official statement:

“BREAKING NEWS: Sami Zayn is unable to compete and defend the Intercontinental Championship, therefore  WWE has declared the title vacant. A tournament to crown a new Champion will begin on Friday Night Smackdown on FOX.”

We can see superstars like Shinsuke Nakamura, Cesaro, Daniel Bryan,  Jeff Hardy, Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, Drew Gulak, and King Corbin for this IC championship tournament.


#4 WWE Rumors on Drew McIntyre face Bobby Lashley for WWE title at Backlash PPV

WWE Rumor Roundup - WWE Rumors on Drew McIntyre face Bobby Lashley for WWE title at Backlash PPV - Sports Info Now

This week on RAW, We see that WWE tries to give hints towards Drew McIntyre’s next challenger for the next PPV. WWE also introduce a new rule of ‘Brand to Brand Invitation’ which allows superstars to wrestle other brand and vise versa.

Now WWE Rumours and spoilers come from backstage stated that WWE Champion Drew McIntyre could face Bobby Lashley in the upcoming PPV Backlash 2020.

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In the last few weeks, WWE booked Bobby Lashley really strong on RAW. So according to WWE Rumours and News, there are two possibilities for why WWE booked Lashley so strong. One is, WWE wants to put Bobby Lashley into the top title picture. Second is, WWE wants to build Bobby Lashley towards the dream match of Brock Lesnar vs Bobby Lashley at SummerSlam 2020.

So Drew McIntyre vs Bobby Lashley may be the next direction of WWE Championship.


#3 WWE updates on Why WWE introduce ‘Brand to Brand Invitation’ rule

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The latest episode on RAW, WWE introduces a new rule called ‘Brand to Brand Invitation’. According to this rule, any superstar can challenge other brand’s superstars for a match.

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The first match under this rule is Drew McIntyre vs King Corbin which happens next week on RAW. Now WWE NXT Women’s Champion also set to appear on this week’s episode of smackdown.

Now the Latest WWE News and Rumors speculate that WWE introduces this new rule because in recent times WWE show break records of low ratings. WWE needs a good rating and their top stars wrestle on both brands that make ratings up.

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Below is WWE News and Rumors:

“If you look at it, last week when the ratings came for both SmackDown and RAW, I mean it was like, okay, they are going to make a change. The ratings dropped too hard. I mean when you’re at that level, so it’s either get rid of whatever, which I thought was a chance and if that was the case, who would you put in the spot and realistically that’s not going to change anything because the problem is lack of continuity and long-term pushing and things like that and that’s a Vince issue.”

“So the other one you do, you add more talent to each roster by ending the brand extension or whatever you want to call it and they’ve done that many times”

According to WWE Latest News and Rumors, whenever their show’s rating goes down then WWE decided to end brand spilled for good ratings. This move of WWE mostly worked in recent times and this move always helped to solidify show’s ratings.


#2 WWE Spoilers on Becky Lynch pregnancy news and WWE make it secret

WWE Spoilers on Becky Lynch pregnancy news and WWE make it secret - Sports Info Now

On RAW, Becky Lynch announced that she relinquish her RAW Women’s Championship due to her pregnancy. Becky also revealed that at Money In The Bank 2020 PPV ladder match of Women’s is originally for RAW Women’s Championship not for MTB briefcase. So Asuka Become now new RAW Women’s Champion.

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Now WWE News Rumors and Spoilers stated that Asuka did not know about Becky’s pregnancy and she going to become the next RAW Women’s champion when MITB match taped.

Wrestling Rumours and Spoilers also stated that WWE informs Asuka about this news when she comes for RAW taping yesterday at WWE Performance Center. This news make every people shocked and excited backstage.

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There are many peoples on backstage that don’t know about this news until that segment taped. Now Becky lynch expected baby around December month. So we can speculates that Lynch could out of WWE action for more than a year. Maybe Backy Lynch could make her return to WWE around SummerSlam 2021.


#1 WWE Updates on Otis teased how he going forward with MITB briefcase

WWE Updates on Otis teased how he going forward with MITB briefcase

Suddenly Otis becomes the hottest property on the SmackDown brand. First, he programs with Many Rose which proves quite successful and now he becomes Mr. Money In The Bank 2020.

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In the interview, Otis speaks on how he proceeds with Money In The Bank briefcase in the upcoming time. Otis revealed that it is thinking about that. He and Tucker work as tag teams for a long time now and this is one of the most beloved tag teams between fans.

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“Regarding whether he’ll start wrestling in a singles competition now after winning Money in the Bank, Otis says it’s looking that way.”

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According to WWE Rumours and News, Otis first wants to cash-in his briefcase on SmackDown Tag Team champions. Now Latest WWE News and Rumors suggested that  Otis looking forward in a single competition as well.


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