The Rock's Return, WWE Returning To DC For Pre-Mania RAW, Match For Next Week's SmackDown

- WWE confirmed via commercials at tonight's RAW tapings in Washington, DC that The Rock will be appearing live on the January 7th episode.

- Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show will take place on the January 4th episode of SmackDown.


- WWE will return to Washington, DC for the final RAW before WrestleMania 29 on April 1st. The pre-sale begins later this week and the password is WWERAWDC.

Will Roberts contributed to this article.