Vince McMahon told to fire former World Champion right in front of him; Superstar breaks silence after revealing she is not heterosexual; Next Brock Lesnar

Welcome to another edition of the daily WWE Rumor Roundup where we talk about the biggest rumors and stories from WWE. With Extreme Rules: Horror Show just a few days away, WWE is doing everything they can to hype up the show.

On today's edition, we will take a look at what the future holds for recently returned former Champion. Young NXT Superstar who has openly come out recently, talks about how her life has changed, and who WWE thought would be the next Beast Incarnate.

So without any further ado, let us jump in and take a look at the biggest stories of the day:

#5 Jim Ross told Vince McMahon to fire WWE Superstar Mark Henry to his face

While speaking to Stone Cold Steve Austin on the Broken Skull Sessions on the WWE Network, former World Champion Mark Henry told an interesting story. While talking about the time Mark Henry finally won the World Heavyweight Champion and his segment with Jim Ross, Henry revealed that it was a moment where he wanted to prove something to JR.
Mark Henry explained that one time when Jim Ross, Vince McMahon and Mark Henry were in the office, Ross had told McMahon to 'cut his losses' and get rid of Mark Henry.
Mark henry stated that his segment with Jim Ross was a way for him to show to Good Ol' JR that he was wrong, proving that he was always a World Champion in the making.
Mark Henry then stated that he holds no grudge against Jim Ross anymore and has a great bond with the veteran announcer. Henry admitted that Jim Ross has been of great help to him after he started doing podcasts, and his given him some great advice.
Mark Henry is a regular on the Busted Open podcast whereas Jim Ross has his podcast called Grilling JR.

#4 WWE Superstar Tegan Nox breaks silence after revealing she is not straight

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WWE NXT Superstar Tegan Nox became the second woman after WWE SmackDown Superstar Sonya Deville, to openly admit that she is not straight. Nox posted a picture on her Instagram with her partner, who is also a girl.

While speaking to Newsweek, Tegan Nox stated that while she knows that some people will not accept her choices, she is pleasantly surprised that 99% people are nice and have sent her congratulatory texts and messages. 

Nox also revealed that Sonya Deville was a huge help to her. Deville helped her bring it out to the public as she herself is openly a lesbian.

#3 WWE thought they found the next Brock Lesnar

Jim Ross recently spoke about The Almighty Bobby Lashley on his podcast - Grilling JR. The veteran revealed that WWE had hoped for Lashley to become the next Brock Lesnar.
While talking about the comparison between the two - Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley, he noted that both are physical specimens and have a history of combat sports. He stated that while Brock Lesnar instantly fascinated Vince McMahon, that was not the case with Bobby Lashley.
Here is what Jim Ross said about the comparisons between Lashley and Lesnar, and why WWE thought Lashley could become the next Brock Lesnar

#2 Details on former WWE Champion CM Punk's talks with AEW

There had been some rumors circulating that former WWE Champion CM Punk may be looking to join AEW. However, a deal between AEW and Punk could not be reached because of the 'astronomical' demands of CM Punk.
Talking to Talksport, former WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody talked about the high demands that were made by the Voice of the Voiceless, and why he felt that they were not justified. Cody also felt that Punk wasn't genuinely interested in returning.

#1 More details on WWE's plans for Shayna Baszler

The Cagefighter Shayna Baszler recently returned to WWE RAW. The Queen of Spades had been missing from action since WWE WrestleMania 36 where she had lost to Becky Lynch.
There had been multiple reports suggesting that Vince McMahon was no longer a fan of Shayna Baszler and she won't get pushed anytime soon. However, Tom Colohue is reporting that these rumors are not true.
He further added that a title shot at SumerSlam is likely for the former 2-time NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler. Baszler will probably go after Asuka's RAW Women's Championship once Asuka is done defending it against Sasha Banks at Extreme Rules: Horror Show.

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