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Rumor Roundup (May 14, 2016): Shane McMahon plans, Brock Lesnar return, AJ Styles injury, more!

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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 reports the original plan for Shane McMahon was just to have him on through WrestleMania but his match moved tickets enough to keep him around for a while longer. He likely won't be a permanent television character.
  • Brock Lesnar is expected to return to WWE television in August to build to his next match at SummerSlam.
  • AJ Styles is not expected to miss any television time while dealing with the back injury that will keep him off this weekend's house show run.
  • Apparently Bayley hasn't been called up to the main roster yet because there is no babyface woman on the NXT roster to take her place, according to the Observer.
  • PW Insider reports the Saturday replay of Impact Wrestling will no longer air because it didn't get viewership enough to justify the original idea, which was to have a second TNA series there.

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.