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Rumor Roundup (Aug. 18, 2017): SummerSlam plans, Ronda Rousey, Aleister Black entrance, 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:

  • It's looking more and more like Brock Lesnar won't be losing the Universal title at SummerSlam as originally believed.
  • WWE wants to keep Finn Balor's "Demon" gimmick special, so expect him to win pretty much anytime they break it out.
  • Ronda Rousey is training with Brian Kendrick, per the Observer, and while they are planning a 4 Horsewomen of WWE vs. 4 Horsewomen of MMA match, Rousey will likely also work a singles match at WrestleMania, at the very least.
  • The Observer notes Aleister Black may be getting a live music intro for his match against Hideo Itami at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III.
  • There is once again talk that Lucha Underground might be going away soon.

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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