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From the WWE Rumor Mill: Bobby Lashley reportedly in New Orleans

Daniel Wood
22.48K   //    08 Apr 2018, 03:38 IST

Bobby Lashley to make surprise appearance for WWE during WrestleMania weekend?
Bobby Lashley could make a surprise appearance for WWE during WrestleMania weekend

What's the story?

Rumors are circulating that recently released Impact Wrestling talent Bobby Lashley is in New Orleans meaning that it's possible he could make an appearance at WrestleMania, or even NXT TakeOver: New Orleans.

In case you didn't know...

In February an issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter said that Bobby Lashley signing with the WWE was a done deal and it was only a matter of time before we saw the wrestler and MMA fighter make his return to the WWE.

The heart of the matter has reported that they've been told Bobby Lashley is flying into New Orleans this weekend with a view to begin his return to the WWE at some point during this weekend.

We are told that Bobby Lashley is flying into New Orleans this weekend. He might be there already and being hidden or he is being flown in at the last minute to avoid being seen by fans but either way, he is expected to be in town and he is not booked to do anything at WrestleCon or elsewhere. However, he is expected to return to WWE as soon as this weekend.

The current online speculation seems to suggest that although Lashley could be Braun Strowman's mystery partner, or take part in the Andre the Giant Battle Royal, it's more likely that he'll appear on Monday Night Raw.

Also read: Sportskeeda's coverage of WrestleMania results and live updates

What's next?

So those are the options for Bobby Lashley, Andre the Giant Battle Royal, Strowman's mystery tag-team partner, the Raw after 'Mania or he might even be in the audience for NXT TakeOver: New Orleans, although I'd imagine Lashley would go straight to the main roster.

Author's take

Lashley had been one of Impact Wrestling's top stars until his departure and there's no denying his talent and power inside a wrestling ring. If he does return to the WWE it will only be a good thing for the company.

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Daniel Wood
Daniel Wood is a Cinema Manager, comic enthusiast and wrestling fan who has been writing all of his life. He promises never to use the term 'breaks the internet' unless something has literally broken the internet
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