- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who challenges for the WWE Championship on January 27, 2013 at the Royal Rumble, is scheduled for two Raw broadcasts leading up to the show.
According to F4WOnline.com, Johnson will appear at the January 7, 2013 Raw in Tampa, Florida, and the January 21, 2013 Raw in San Jose, California. WWE nor the event venues are advertising Johnson yet. He is also scheduled for post-Royal Rumble in Las Vegas, Nevada.
– Lilian Garcia made her first televised WWE appearance since being stuck by an automobile in late October in Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday’s episode of WWE Main Event on ION Television as she handled ring announcing duties. Prior to the broadcast, she acknowledged her return ringside in a Twitter message, writing, “Yay!! I’m back!! Made my return last nite in my US home state of SC! Watch @WWE #MainEvent 2nite & #Smackdown on Fri!”
– On last night’s episode of WWE Main Event, Kofi Kingston and R-Truth defeated Antonio Cesaro and Wade Barrett. Here is the video package that aired of Cesaro prior to the contest.