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Rumor Roundup (Oct. 17, 2017): Shield break-up plans, Survivor Series card, WWE exits, 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:

  • A Dean Ambrose heel turn is being considered, per PWMania, to provide the reason for The Shield’s second break-up and a WrestleMania feud between Ambrose and Seth Rollins.
  • WWE wants Brock Lesnar vs. Jinder Mahal to be one of several Raw vs. SmackDown matches on the Survivor Series card, says Wrestling Observer Radio.
  • According to Voices of Wrestling, several WWE contracted wrestlers want to leave the company and have approached Cody Rhodes for advice on transitioning to the independents.
  • Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas missed the past two Mondays and the Raw house shows from last weekend, leading to speculation about possibly family issues and their status with WWE.
  • Fresh off their VOD One Shot show, MLW is considering returning to Florida with monthly shows, Court Bauer told The Orlando Sentinel.

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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