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Rumor Roundup (Jan. 9, 2016): The Rock WrestleMania 32 role, Dudley Boyz breakup, Paige injury, 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:

  • The Observer is reporting that the impression right now is The Rock is not cleared to wrestle at WrestleMania 32.
  • There have been discussions to break up the Dudley Boyz and let Bubba Ray do a heel character something like Bully Ray in TNA, according to the Observer.
  • There are some rumors going around that Paige may also be injured and that being why she hasn't been on TV. PW Insider reported that while it's possible they haven't been able to confirm as much.
  • The Dusty Rhodes tag team tournament is apparently going to be an annual thing, according to the Observer, with the finals taking place on the Takeover before SummerSlam.
  • James Storm's new contract with TNA is apparently a multi-year deal.

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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