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MAJOR WWE Royal Rumble Rumor Shot Down?! NEW Betting FAVORITE! | WrestleTalk News Jan. 2018

September 2, 2019


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big New Japan shows, and more. Head over to WrestleTalk.com right now…
actually wait until you’ve finished watching this video first… by clicking the link in
the description below. Where as a launching treat, you can watch
the time Luke and I visited a wrestling action figure warehouse in a video previously only
exclusive to the WrestleTalk Magazine. Of course, we’ll be covering all the biggest
potential rumors, surprises and spoilers this Royal Rumble weekend. Royal Rumble news like… people denying they’ll
be there. Ronda Rousey Denies Royal Rumble Debut
Ever since last Summer, former UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has been rumored to
debut in WWE, which peaked during the Mae Young Classic tournament, where Rousey and
her MMA Four Horsewomen Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir staged several angles
facing off against the WWE Four Horsewomen of Charlotte, Sasha Banks, Bayley and Becky
Lynch. Ronda and Duke reportedly started wrestling
training, and Baszler reached the Mae Young Classic finals. All seemed set for the MMA faction to debut
in WWE. But the Horsewomen vs Horsewomen match reports
cooled off, with Vince McMahon supposedly losing interest in the idea when he found
out there were no contracts with the MMA women in place. Baszler has since signed, and is actually
challenging for the NXT Women’s title this Saturday, but Duke and Shafir appear to be
classified as obsolete. Rousey, however, is still heavily rumored
to debut for WWE before WrestleMania, and possibly at this weekend’s Royal Rumble. Further supporting those reports, Rousey was
caught having dinner with Triple H in LA two weeks ago by TMZ, which The Game later confirmed
to ESPN: “We are talking to Ronda, as we’ve been for a while.” Keep that quote in mind when compared to Hunter’s
response to CBS Sports just a month earlier about the Ronda to WWE rumors: “that’s news
to me because I’m the one who would be having that conversation.” Triple H is, of course, playing the game. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. But it’s certainly something to be mindful
of when considering what Rousey told TMZ yesterday about a potential Royal Rumble appearance:
“I’m actually leaving to Colombia right now to finish shooting ‘Mile 22’ and won’t
be back until mid February… no, I haven’t signed anything regardless of what anyone’s
said. No pen to paper for me.” Mile 22 is an action movie starring Mark Wahlberg,
which is actually filming in Colombia. But whether that really rules Ronda out of
Sunday’s Rumble match remains to be seen. New Royal Rumble Betting Favorites
The ‘smart money’ – bets placed by people with actual insider knowledge – doesn’t
come in until just hours before pay-per-views start, so take the new Royal Rumble betting
favorites with a large grain of salt… and also possibly a pillow to scream into. Because Oddschecker is listing Roman Reigns
as the current favorite to win the Rumble match, followed by Shinsuke Nakamura, John
Cena, Braun Strowman and Finn Balor. Daniel Bryan meanwhile – who jumped into the
Top 5 from outta nowhere last week – has slipped back down to 50/1. Support WrestleTalk.com! And that was the news. So you’re now free to visit WrestleTalk.com
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41 Comments

  • Reply iraqilemonade January 27, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    #BringBackPyro

  • Reply Jonathan Hedman January 27, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    Easily my most favourite episode of news ever. #500KDay

  • Reply Fearless BLaZ January 27, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    The best part of this vid, is after 4:50! 😉

  • Reply Ninja January 27, 2018 at 6:37 pm

    Fin balor should win

  • Reply john218j January 27, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    Lol you should do things like the end of the video more often

  • Reply Thomas Perry January 27, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    My money's on Dolph Ziggler, or at least it should be Dolph Ziggler it'd be a hell of a missed opportunity.

  • Reply ChronoXShadow January 27, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    Wouldn't it be funny if Ronda Rousey and Trips was just having an affair, and she's not even going to sign with WWE? XD

  • Reply ChronoXShadow January 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Real news starts at 4:30

  • Reply bxrs87 January 27, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    Oli please don’t let that other guy do the show i beg you let him hold the camera

  • Reply Gabriel Mendoza January 27, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    Oli: …so you don't have to listen to my anoying voice.
    Me: thank you, I really needed that. 😂😂😂
    Just kidding! 😂😂😂

  • Reply mjc11493 January 27, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    well that's nothing new of course Roman is the favorite to win seeing as how he dropped the belt to miz

  • Reply El-Putiperko January 27, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    Roman won’t win the rumble because he will be the #1 contender for the universal champion at elimination chamber. This years rumble winner will come from SD

  • Reply Don C January 27, 2018 at 8:07 pm

    Seth rollins will win RR

  • Reply Artie Breland January 27, 2018 at 8:40 pm

    More on Roman Reigns. Please.

  • Reply Man InTheWhiteVan January 27, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    It's gonna be Roman. It's always Roman.

  • Reply Black Galifianakis January 27, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    If it isn’t Balor then it’s a waste

  • Reply Aaron Milan-Vega January 27, 2018 at 11:03 pm

    Dude, need to sort out your redirects.
    www.wrestletalk.com doesn't work, but wrestletalk.com does.
    You also have lots of "page not founds/404s".
    If you need help, ping me a message. I deal with cloudflare, dns, websites etc. every day!
    Cheers.

  • Reply Dead Phoenix January 27, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    Thumbs Down! First 1:18 are advertising their new magazine. Plus none of the news are actually major news. Just speculation and rumors.

  • Reply MiKE Smith January 27, 2018 at 11:21 pm

    some how I think the rumble going to suck this year but thats wwe for you ,

  • Reply Nino A January 28, 2018 at 1:19 am

    Idk why wwe is so obsessed with rousey, shes a fallen star, she laid out like 3 time back to back.
    Focus on real wrestlers

  • Reply sukruoosten January 28, 2018 at 3:19 am

    know what would be EPIC let roman win both rumbles hahahahah wwe universe commit suicide LOL

  • Reply That Guy January 28, 2018 at 4:55 am

    Roman winning in Philly again? Idk but if he does it will be bad

  • Reply JRyoga January 28, 2018 at 5:05 am

    Wow, even a bonus (Wrestle)Ramble at the end too.

  • Reply julio orantes January 28, 2018 at 7:16 am

    Women’s division is a joke n a waste of time no interests wat so ever 🖕

  • Reply Back in the day 44 January 28, 2018 at 8:37 am

    missed the end bit love it guys best channel on youtube bar non keep up the amazing work

  • Reply Maximillianrex Carpediem January 28, 2018 at 8:49 am

    #29 – Daniel Bryan
    #30 – CM Punk

    Dual winners like in 94.

  • Reply Boris Scatterbrayne January 28, 2018 at 8:53 am

    nice awkward ending to the video

    10/10 will end again

  • Reply anonymo: now January 28, 2018 at 8:56 am

    oli looks like glenn maxwell

  • Reply rob91Harvey January 28, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Glad the website has been re-done! Always wondered how many people actually work at WT.

  • Reply Tanmay Trivedi January 28, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    6:50 Gimmick Infringement!
    How dare you peasant Oli?! How dare you try and steal Wonder Oli's spotlight? It is Wonder Oli's news piece, not yours, you peasant Oli. Wonder Oli is the only reason I and so many others stuck around till the end of the video. Not because of you, peasant Oli. Boo !

  • Reply ItsLokii January 28, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    Seth Rollins Debuted A New WWE theme song yesterday at the WWE Live Baltimore event

  • Reply Sam Costello January 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Lex Luger will be a surprise entrant in the Royal Rumble and win the whole thing

  • Reply drsamw pepper January 28, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    He's not gonna win.
    Wwe knows what happend last time in Philly.
    Reigns is despised thier.

    And we all know the definition of insanity is doing the same thing 2 or more times and expecting new results.

    HE IS NOT WINNING THE RUMBLE.

  • Reply Paul January 28, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    Everyone is stealing my idea, lol I said Dolph could win all the way back when he vacated the US title.

  • Reply Paul January 28, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    Yeah I guess Bryan entering at number 30 is a long shot…

  • Reply seanthabawn January 28, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    Wrestling news without your annoying voice? Sounds terrible, don't joke like that…

  • Reply William Tocci Jr January 28, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    I can't go to the next video till I hear "I'm Oli Davis and THAT was wrestling."

  • Reply truth serum January 29, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Nakamura vs style at wrestlemania

  • Reply UNDERSTAND THAT! January 29, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    You guys know that the guys in the World Title matches at the Rumble are Not Allowed to actually participate in the Royal Rumble match itself Right? So AJ No! Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman and Kane should Not even be on the Favorite list.

  • Reply rvargo31 January 29, 2018 at 7:59 pm

    Thank you I missed the end cards so much!

  • Reply Don Turner January 30, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    Oli Davis is the best!

  • Reply That Guy January 31, 2018 at 6:19 am

    Ending was glorious

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