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Rumor Roundup (Jan. 12, 2018): Undertaker match, Paige injury, Royal Rumble plans, 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:

  • According to the Observer, John Cena vs. Undertaker is planned for WrestleMania 34.
  • PW Insider notes Paige’s injury may be worse than previously thought and she may not be cleared to wrestle by Royal Rumble.
  • Dave Meltzer reported in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that NXT wrestlers have been told nine women will be in the Royal Rumble but they haven’t decided on the nine yet.
  • Per the Observer, ticket demand for Royal Rumble in Philadelphia is “at an all-time record high.”
  • Per the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, New Japan World jumped to over 100,000 subscribers in the wake of Wrestle Kingdom 12.

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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