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Rumor Roundup (June 30, 2017): SummerSlam plans, Samoa Joe push, Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax, 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:

  • It's unclear what new plans are for SummerSlam but Roman Reigns winning the Universal title seems to be the common thought going around.
  • Samoa Joe has impressed in his program with Brock Lesnar, and he could be in line for a push even after losing at Great Balls of Fire.
  • Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax may be the plan for SummerSlam, and that's why Nia was booked so strong in the Gauntlet match on Raw.
  • Mauro Ranallo's new deal with WWE is rumored to be for two years.
  • The Observer notes WWE has had talks about a Mae Young movie and that's why she is being pushed as a women's wrestling pioneer within the company.

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.