WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan is scheduled to appear live at Monday Night Raw in Knoxville, TN next week. While he hasn't been added to the official list of advertised talent, he's been added locally.
The local information on the Thompson Boling Arena's website reads as follows:
WWE RETURNS TO KNOXVILLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 2 YEARS WHEN RAW IS BROADCAST TO THE WORLD FROM THOMPSON/BOLING ARENA!
HUGE MAIN EVENT JOHN CENA vs. BRAY WYATT
WITNESS THE RETURN OF DANIEL BRYAN WHEN HE ANSWERS STEPHANIE MCMAHON’S DEMAND TO RELINQUISH THE WWE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
SEE YOUR FAVORITE SUPERSTARS INCLUDING: WWE COO TRIPLE H BATISTA RANDY ORTON ROB VAN DAM THE WYATT FAMILY THE SHIELD THE DIVAS …AND MANY MORE!!
Card is subject to change
As the storyline goes, Bryan will be "ordered" by The Authority to surrender the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Bryan underwent cervical foraminotomy, a minimally invasive microsurgical , last Thursday. A timetable for his return to the ring has not been announced.