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Rumor Roundup (July 1, 2017): WWE brand split, Randy Orton time off, Mae Young Classic, more!

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:

  • The brand split may be less and less of an issue going forward as it pertains to house shows, with wrestlers able to work shows on both brands no matter their affiliation.
  • Randy Orton might miss some time next month to film a movie but nothing significant.
  • Based on an AdWeek interview with Stephanie McMahon, some folks are speculating the winner of the Mae Young Classic will be awarded a championship title.
  • There have been rumors going around that The Colons want out of WWE but PW Insider is saying that looks to be false.
  • Johnny Saint is done coaching at the WWE Performance Center.

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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