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Rumor Roundup (Sept. 17, 2016): Randy Orton injury, Eva Marie, Hulk Hogan WWE return, 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:

  • In the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, it was reported that WWE knew Randy Orton had a concussion and covered it up, and Orton downplayed it even to those close in an effort to support said cover up.
  • Eva Marie may not come right back to WWE television even now that her suspension is up because she has to shoot a movie soon.
  • WWE is slowly working Hulk Hogan back into its media and he could be back with the company sooner rather than later.
  • Dave Meltzer is saying early indications are that UFC 203 actually did something in the range of 450,000 to 460,000 buys on pay-per-view.
  • It looks like the idea at the moment is to do a SmackDown tag team title change fairly quickly, with The Usos winning the belts from Heath Slater & Rhyno before feuding with American Alpha.

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.