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Rumor Roundup (July 26, 2018): The Rock return, Almas push, more TakeOvers, Bella drama, 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. We track rumor accuracy in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back you can find here. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.

Rumors for the Day:

  • Andrade “Cien” Almas is in line for a big push on SmackDown after impressing officials during his July 17 match with AJ Styles, reports PW Insider.
  • By the end of 2019, WWE may expand the number of NXT TakeOver events to eight per year, per Barnburner’s No Holds Barred podcast.
  • The Rock is leaning toward wrestling again soon, maybe even at WrestleMania 35, and will be making some WWE appearances soon, according to TicketDrew.
  • TMZ says Nikki Bella has again moved out of John Cena’s house. She’s looking for a four bedroom, million dollar home in San Diego to be near Brie and “Figure herself out”.
  • Contrary to prior reports, PW Insider now says Jason Jordan has not been medically cleared and is still sidelined with a neck issue.

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. And check our weekly Rumor Look Back here to keep track of how often rumors turn out to be correct!