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Rumor Roundup (April 6, 2017): Undertaker surgery, Gotch release, changed WrestleMania plans, 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:

  • Undertaker is reportedly scheduling surgeries he put off for after his retirement, possibly including a full hip replacement.
  • Several reports went around yesterday claiming Simon Gotch was released by WWE for having a “bad attitude”, etc. Gotch shot those down and said he’s lining up interviews to tell his side of the story ASAP.
  • Initial plans for WrestleMania reportedly called for a Six-Man Cruiserweight tag, and Wrestling Observer reported talents were even told they would be on the card before it was cut for time constraints.
  • Ricochet indicated on Twitter that Lucha Underground’s mid-season break extended the amount of time his contract with them limits where else he can sign.
  • According to Squared Circle Sirens, indie wrestler Angel Rose (who worked the last NXT taping as Priscilla Zuniga) has signed with Impact, where she performs in LAX as Diamanté.

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.