It was announced on this week's "Old School" episode of Monday Night Raw that Dave Batista is officially an entrant in the 30-man Royal Rumble match. Batista is a past Rumble match winner, going over at the pay-per-view in 2005.
Batista will return to WWE on the January 23, 2014 episode of Monday Night Raw from Dayton, Ohio.
Also announced for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view is Randy Orton vs. John Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. WWE Royal Rumble 2014 will take place Sunday, January 29, 2014 from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA. We'll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.