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Rumor Roundup (Dec. 18, 2015): Royal Rumble 2016 winner, NXT title feud, Kurt Angle, more!

Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill.

Important reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors for the Day:

  • It looks like Brock Lesnar is the current favorite to win the Royal Rumble next year.
  • Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin is the next title feud in NXT.
  • His recent comments not withstanding, WWE has no interest in bringing Kurt Angle into NXT at this time.
  • According to Awful Announcing, ESPN may be covering WWE after a using a social media monitoring service to see what their followers want more or less of and Ultimate Warrior's passing was something its followers were engaged in to such a degree it started them down this road.
  • TNA apparently wants to sign some surprise stars for its debut on Pop TV and is actively attempting to do so.

If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you'd like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. Have fun with it.

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