WWE top five rumors of the week and analysis: November 14, 2016
Undertaker vs. Goldberg in the works for WrestleMania, Former UFC star and current NBA star linked with WWE, more.
The last seven days proved to be a busy one for the rumor mill. While Survivor Series was on the Horizon, surprisingly, most of the major rumors of this past week had other points of interest. Returns, cross-over athletes, plans for WrestleMania and many other things made the rounds along with incidents throughout the past few days to fuel these rumors.
WWE’s urge to improve their Cruiserweight division was another major talking point. As with every week, we are going to list down the most relevant rumors from the week that went by and dissect them to analyze how they could impact the WWE programming.
#5. Goldberg is being considered as a WrestleMania opponent for Undertaker
Undertaker’s WrestleMania opponent is a talking point every year. For the past few weeks, the internet has been buzzing about the same with names such as Randy Orton and John Cena being added to the mix. The latest addition to this list is Goldberg.
It was earlier noted that WWE is interested in having Goldberg at WrestleMania due to the massive reaction that he got for his return, but a discussion about his opponent wasn’t started.
WrestleMania 33 is expected to be Undertaker’s last appearance as a wrestler and Goldberg being the last man to face the Phenom might not get a positive response from the fans. Sting was another name that came up last week but apparently, it’s tougher than pulling off a Goldberg vs. Undertaker match.