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Rumor Roundup (July 25, 2016): Del Rio exit, Raw World title plans, Cesaro & Gotch heat, 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:

  • Due to mutual dissatisfaction with how his second stint with the company has gone, it looks like Alberto Del Rio's time with WWE may be winding down again. Some backstage believe he'll be gone when his contract allows it in October.

  • Raw is expected to add their own World title, but it's not been determined if it will be the "big gold belt" or a different concept.

  • The championship is expected to be awarded as the payoff of an angle with a match at SummerSlam.

  • While there was some heat on Cesaro for his post-draft interview, there's speculation it may have helped him in Vince McMahon's eyes because the Chairman likes it when talent sticks up for themselves.

  • There are reports that in addition to being pulled from this past weekend's house shows, Simon Gotch will be held off this week's SmackDown as a result of his fight with Sin Cara. He was used in the locker room segments before Battleground's main event, but that doesn't necessarily contradict him being punished by keeping him from working matches.

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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