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Rumor Roundup (June 22, 2021): SummerSlam plan for Edge, WWE Draft, FOX vs. NBC, 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 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:

  • WrestleVotes says two matches currently planned for SummerSlam 2021 are Edge vs. Seth Rollins, and John Cena vs. Roman Reigns.
  • Ringside News was told there are currently no plans for Brock Lesnar to be part of the upcoming WWE Draft.
  • On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said there are people at the FOX network who are not happy with WWE promoting Peacock on their programming, because they see it as boosting a rival streaming service.
  • According to PW Insider, Becky Lynch was backstage at Hell in a Cell.
  • Former WWE wrestlers Billie Kay and Peyton Royce have filed a trademark for “The IInspiration.”

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.