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Rumor Roundup (May 7, 2016): WWE releases, Randy Orton update, Bobby Roode & Eric Young in NXT, 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:

  • There were rumors of other WWE releases coming, with names like Mark Henry and Ryback going around, but they weren't announced with the others yesterday. That doesn't mean they won't be at some point soon, however.
  • Randy Orton's profile page was broken for a time yesterday leading some to believe there was something going on with him and WWE but the Observer notes that's not the case and he's still scheduled back on TV soon.
  • The Observer notes that both Bobby Roode and Eric Young are expected to become "official" NXT talent soon.
  • The Intercontinental title match at Extreme Rules is expected to be a Fatal 4-Way with The Miz defending against Kevin Owens, Cesaro, and Sami Zayn.
  • TNA is trying to restructure contracts of its top talent so they can control all their bookings, according to the Observer. Furthermore, the company is again offering bigger money deals.

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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