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Rumor Roundup (May 20, 2017): Backlash, Jinder Mahal plans, Summer Rae 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:

  • There's a lot of speculation that WWE may be considering having Jinder Mahal win the title from Randy Orton for a sort of one month test run with it to see how it goes.
  • Summer Rae has been cleared to return by WWE, according to the Observer.
  • WWE is hoping Tommaso Ciampa can wrestle just enough to get by so they don't have to make a change to the tag title ladder match at TakeOver: Chicago. If he can go, he's expected to be heavily protected.
  • PW Insider notes WWE plans out its Network scheduling and content 6-9 months in advance.
  • Impact Wrestling is still planning on running live events in the future, it's just unclear when exactly that may be.

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.