Lana swiftly shot down the rumor, as seen below.
That's called don't believe the pathetic villagers that pretend that they are "journalist" with real facts... hahahahah!!!! https://t.co/EfaoxRsdhJ— CJ (Lana) Perry (@LanaWWE) August 23, 2017
Lana is currently working an angle with Tamina Snuka on SmackDown Live. While Rusev didn't appear on this past Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live following his quick loss to Randy Orton at SummerSlam last Sunday, he is scheduled for this weekend's SmackDown live events in Louisiana.