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Rumor Roundup (June 30, 2021): WWE changes, Mercedes Martinez, Vince McMahon security, 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:

  • Fightful Select says there are more changes within WWE expected in the coming weeks, including some potentially big ones backstage.
  • Sean Ross Sapp was told that talent backstage at NXT were informed Mercedes Martinez was taken to the hospital to be evaluated after it appeared she was knocked out during her match on NXT TV this week.
  • On Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez said WWE is beefing up security at the Performance Center with word out that Vince McMahon will be visiting.
  • Sonjay Dutt, who was a Producer at WWE, left the company by choice, says Fightful.
  • Heel By Nature notes WWE registered a trademark for “Happy Corbin” recently, so you can get an idea of where his character turn is going.

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.