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Rumor Roundup (July 6, 2020): Rey Mysterio deal, Extreme Rules, WWE officials upset, 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 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:

  • According to the Observer, Rey Mysterio is working for WWE without a contract.
  • Dave Meltzer also says that there were plans in place for Seth Rollins vs. Mysterio in an “Eye for an Eye” match at Extreme Rules.
  • Bryan Alvarez mentioned on the Bryan and Vinny Show that WWE officials were furious about word getting out on the finish to the Keith Lee vs. Adam Cole title match.
  • PW Insider notes that Bully Ray has finished up with Ring of Honor and that it was agreed upon by both sides that he would leave at the end of his deal.
  • It’s expected that Heath Slater will be going to Impact Wrestling once he’s able.

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

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