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Rumor Roundup (April 27, 2017): ‘Broken’ Matt in WWE, Payback title changes, Cody Rhodes’ future, 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:

  • There’s whispers WWE has reached an agreement to buy the “Broken” gimmick from TNA, which could explain Matt Hardy’s increased use of catchphrases and mannerisms on TV.
  • It’s possible no titles will change hands this Sunday at Payback.
  • The only championship match outcome reportedly still undecided is Bayley & Alexa Bliss’.
  • Amidst several rumors he was signing with Ring of Honor, Cody Rhodes Tweeted out he has yet to finalize a deal - even though he continues to say he’s close to committing to one promotion.
  • Eddie Edwards suffered a knee injury at last weekend’s Impact tapings. While it will require surgery, he’s not expected to miss too much time.

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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