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From the WWE Rumour Mill: Stephanie McMahon returning to the ring for Wrestlemania?

Daniel Wood
10.15K   //    13 Jan 2018, 19:52 IST

Is Stephanie McMahon going to be in the women's Royal Rumble?
Is Stephanie McMahon going to be in the women's Royal Rumble?

What's the story?

Stephanie McMahon has been posting videos of her midnight workout sessions on her Instagram and the videos have been getting more regular, possibly hinting towards an in-ring return for the current Monday Night RAW Commissioner.

In case you didn't know...

The last time Stephanie McMahon actively wrestled in a WWE ring was at SummerSlam 2014 when she wrestled and defeated Brie Bella to culminate a heated rivalry between the two. However, Stephanie has taken bumps more recently, such as going through a table at Wrestlemania 33

The heart of the matter

Now, ordinarily Stephanie just posting workout videos wouldn't be cause for speculation that she's making a return to the ring, however, the time of year is incredibly suspicious with the first ever women's Royal Rumble match, and Wrestlemania not too far away.

You'll also notice, as evidenced by the most recent video on her page, that she has #WrestleMania in the video, which is clearly a deliberate attempt to invoke ideas of her competing, or doing something at WrestleMania.

The Wrestlemania tag has also only been added to these videos recently, meaning that maybe some sort of plan has been finalised. Maybe some sort of meeting with Rhonda Rousey went well, and maybe Stephanie McMahon will get her revenge for that Rhonda Rousey attack at 'Mania 31.

What's next?

Before we get any actual storyline confirmation on television I just want to make it as painfully clear as possible that this is just speculation based off of these workout videos at this point and that Stephanie McMahon could just be working out because she wants to and is putting WrestleMania hashtags on the videos to fuel speculation.

Author's take

What do you think folks, is there something to this? Or is it just my imagination running wild. Will Stephanie McMahon ever return to in-ring competition? Sound off in the comments.

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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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