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Rumor Roundup (May 18, 2017): Balor romance, Backlash & TakeOver 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:

  • A photo going around social media shows a couple who look like Finn Balor and Cathy Kelley walking hand-in-hand, leading to speculation the two WWE performers are an item.
  • There’s a chance no titles will change hands at Backlash this Sunday.
  • In fact, there may be no new champs on either WWE event this weekend, as current plans for NXT’s Saturday show are said to be leaning toward keeping the belts where they are.
  • A since deleted Tweet by a singer claiming she was recording vocals for a new Johnny Gargano theme song has a lot of folks speculating #DIY could be breaking up at or shortly after their TakeOver: Chicago title shot.
  • New Japan is exploring streaming shows from partners like Ring of Honor, CMLL and Revolution Pro on their World service.

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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