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Rumor Roundup (June 8, 2021): WWE Draft, Reigns/Usos plans, Eva Marie partner, 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:

  • The WWE Draft is scheduled for Aug. 30 & Sept. 3, per Mat Men’s Andrew Zarian.
  • Sources told WrestlingNews.co the Usos/Mysterios feud will continue until SummerSlam. Jimmy & Jey will both embrace Roman’s vision, and they’ll win the SmackDown Tag belts by that Aug. 21 show.
  • WrestleVotes says they heard “Eva Marie’s return include her having a “muscle” of some sorts by her side.”
  • Mercedes Martinez & Piper Niven are being considered for the role, and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp heard the plan was Niven “as of a few weeks ago, but plans do change, pal.”
  • While discussing Ruby Riott’s WWE release, Wrestling Observer Live’s Bryan Alvarez said Riott & Liv Morgan were scheduled to win WrestleMania 37 Night One’s Tag Turmoil match for a Women’s Tag title shot on Night Two. Plans changed the day of the show to have Natalya & Tamina win. Either way, Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler were planned to retain.

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.