Source: WWE

The official WWE website announced Wednesday that WWE Champion CM Punk has been medically cleared to defend his title against Ryback in a TLC Match on this Monday's Raw, according to sources.

The match had originally been scheduled for the WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view, but immediate knee surgery on December 4 postponed that contest until he had fully recuperated.

WWE's sources indicate that final decision on Punk's status will be presented on tonight's episode of WWE Main Event on ION Television.

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