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Rumor Roundup (May 9, 2017): Braun Strowman injury, ROH plans, Cena/Bella, 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:

  • Braun Strowman hasn’t been ruled out for the Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view (PPV), but WWE are replacing him as Brock Lesnar’s planned opponent on the July show.
  • Sinclair Broadcasting’s acquisition of Tribune Media isn’t expected to result in any changes for Ring of Honor other than getting the existing show into a few new markets.
  • Concerned about flagging ratings, WWE may have reached out to John Cena about making an appearance or two on SmackDown before he’s ready to return full-time.
  • Nikki Bella is working on a book, says PWInsider.
  • There’s some concern planning for WWE’s Women’s tournament is moving slower than expected, but Summer air dates aren’t in jeopardy... yet.

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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