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Rumor Roundup (July 22, 2016): WWE title plans, Sin Cara-Simon Gotch fight, Bayley call up, 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:

  • It's expected that Seth Rollins will win the WWE championship at Battleground, pinning Dean Ambrose, and he'll then feud with Roman Reigns over it going into SummerSlam.
  • There's still no word on what caused the backstage fight between Sin Cara and Simon Gotch but apparently Sin Cara won the fight easy.
  • If Bayley isn't the surprise partner for Sasha Banks at Battleground, it's likely she'll be called up to the main roster in September, according to the Observer.
  • Regarding NXT, the idea now is to start using new names on television in the months to come.
  • The Observer notes Cedric Alexander, Kota Ibushi, Mascara Dorada, and Akira Tozawa are all believed to have been offered deals by WWE and Yoshihiro Tajiri may also get one too.

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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