In our WWE Rumor Roundup for today, May 25, 2023: Latest on CM Punk, Cody Rhodes reportedly up for WWE Money in the Bank in one of the ladder’s titular matches, a report on Edge and his status with WWE as his retirement looms, information on abandoned plans for AEW Double or Nothing.
All WWE Rumors and News Today
Here are all the WWE rumors, news and leaks that popped up on our radar today, May 25th.
The latest update on CM Punk and AEW
During last night’s episode of AEW Dynamite, Tony Khan announced that the first episode of AEW Collision will emanate from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. CM Punk is set to return to AEW as part of this new show, and a new report from David Meltzer says Tony and Punk had a recent reunion that went really well.
Upon his return, CM Punk would enter a program with Samoa Joe before moving on to end his feud with Maxwell Jacob Friedman.
Cody Rhodes reportedly ready for cash in bank ladder match
Cody Rhodes has been obsessed with trying to complete his WWE history and win a WWE World Championship. Even if he failed to make it at WWE WrestleMania 39, the Money in the Bank briefcase could give him another chance to decide how his story ends.
According to a report by WRKD Wrestling on TwitterCody Rhodes is expected to be added to this year’s Money in the Bank Men’s Ladder Match.
Money in the Bank will emanate from The O2 in London, England on July 1.
WWE’s impending retirement from The Latest On Edge
When Edge returned at the 2020 WWE Royal Rumble, it was considered one of the most miraculous returns in recent WWE history.
Over the past few months, “The Rated R Superstar” has been outspoken about wanting to retire in Toronto. A new report from WrestleVotes (via GiveMeSport) reveals that Edge’s status as to when to retire is entirely up to him as he has a lot of freedom over his career.
“It’s really, really up to him. I don’t think Triple H, Vince or anyone knows that. I don’t even think he knows. It’s just “we’ll see how the body feels” and who knows. It’s time so, you know, maybe it’s SummerSlam this year, maybe it’s SmackDown in Toronto in August, maybe it’s sooner, but that’s up to him decide how best to say it.
AEW drops plans for grudge match at AEW Double Or Nothing
With AEW Double Or Nothing happening this weekend, a new report reveals that plans for a grudge match to occur at the event were recently scrapped and potentially postponed.
Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee have been at odds for nearly a year, and a new report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer says there was an idea for the feud to come to a head in Las Vegas on May 28, but it was potentially postponed to AEW All In.