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Rumor Roundup (June 9, 2016): NXT talent raid, WWE draft, SmackDown plans, Cruiserweight classic, 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 notes that NXT is likely going to be raided for the WWE draft, so we should expect plenty of call ups.
  • That said, it's expected NXT will have some big debuts again soon and the likes of Bobby Roode and Eric Young should become regulars.
  • There's a rumor going around, started by, that USA Network has shown interest in adding a third hour to SmackDown. But maybe not. But who knows.
  • There are apparently going to be some big surprises in the Cruiserweight Classic and WWE is holding them back as long as possible.
  • Hideo Itami's return is likely coming very soon, according to the Observer, and they just have to come up with creative for him to write him back into the show.

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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