Daily Drop (4/4): Roman Reigns Gets Love From Madden, Mercedes Mone In Line For AEW Title Shot

Welcome the Daily Drop, your daily roundup of wrestling news and rumors for Thursday, April 4. Fans had AEW Dynamite last night, and it’s only one day away from the WWE Hall of Fame the go-home SmackDown before WrestleMania.

Before we get going, is there a curse when you beat John Cena? SEScoops has a brand-new feature that dives into that very subject.

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Days Until WrestleMania 40: 2


Tribal Chief x Madden: Roman Reigns will be a playable character in Madden 24 in their Ultimate Team Mode.

The Rock at WWE World: It was announced that The Rock will make an appearance at WWE World on April 4. The Final Boss will be there at 4:00 PM for the fans. Odds are, that will be a very crowded attraction at Fanatics’ first-ever WWE event.

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Ronda Rousey Accuses Drew Gulak: Rousey brought attention to Drew Gulak when she claimed that he grabbed the string on her sweatpants, which she said was an illustration of the culture within WWE toward women. He later responded to the allegation.

Pretty Woman Moment: Chelsea Green was apparently kicked out of a hotel on Tuesday, because they thought she had a much different profession. You can read all about that case of mistaken identity here.

Roman Makes A Vow: Roman Reigns and The Rock appeared on The Tonight Show last night. During his appearance, The Tribal Chief vowed to end Cody Rhodes.

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Zayn’s Got Jokes: Sami Zayn was booked for a comedy set at the Netflix is a Joke festival. We can’t wait to hear his material.


Mercedes Calls Her Shot: Mercedes Mone hasn’t competed in AEW yet, but she already claimed a title match at Double or Nothing.

AEW Dynasty: AEW made some additions to their Dynasty card. The event is going down in Saint Louis on April 21, so they only have a couple of weeks to get there.

Dax Seemingly Responds: Dax Harwood had a chance to cut a promo after AEW Dynamite this week. Many fans believe that he was answering back to CM Punk’s comments about the company that he made during his Ariel Helwani interview on the MMA Hour.

MJF & The Rock: MJF had to respond to The Rock when the People’s Champion wanted to buy a work of art that MJF’s ex painted. Needless to say, that resulted in quite a viral moment.

AEW Releases: In case you missed it, we have compiled a tracker for AEW releases and departures in 2024. You may find that list here.

Upcoming Wrestling Shows

Looking ahead, here are some of the major upcoming shows that we have in the pipeline:

April 6: NXT Stand & Deliver and WrestleMania XL Saturday from Philadelphia, PA.

April 7: WrestleMania XL Sunday from Philadelphia, PA.

April 21: All Elite Wrestling presents AEW Dynasty live on pay-per-view from St. Louis, Missouri at the Chaifetz Arena.

May 4: WWE Backlash France from Décines-Charpieu, France at the LDLC Arena.