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Rumor Roundup (April 18, 2018): Brock Lesnar deal, Rusev situation, Greatest Royal Rumble, 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:

  • There’s talk that Brock Lesnar is now being paid per appearance, per PW Stream.
  • claims Rusev was removed from the Undertaker match at Greatest Royal Rumble because of his comments to TMZ about Undertaker being old but was put back in the match when Undertaker didn’t get offended. Yeah.
  • They also say Steve Austin was asked about appearing at WWE Greatest Royal Rumble and declined.
  • WWE appears to have removed Kane from the Greatest Royal Rumble match.
  • According to Variety, ESPN and Fox Sports are teaming up to bid on UFC television rights.

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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