First Rumble Participant Revealed, Orton Returns, RGIII, The Rock At Raw In DC, Smackdown Main Event


Other than the WWE Intercontinental Championship changing hands, there were plenty of noteworthy tidbits coming out of Saturday's WWE Raw taping in Washington, D.C.:

- John Cena announced himself as the first entrant for the 30-man Royal Rumble match at the pay-per-view next year.

- Randy Orton returned from a shoulder injury as we reported he was advertised at this link.

- Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was in attendance at the show and acknowledged on-camera.

- WWE will return to Washington, D.C. on April 1, 2013 for the go home to Wrestlemania episode of Raw. The Rock is being advertised for the show as a presale is set to begin on January 24, 2013.

- World Heavyweight Champion Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio is set to headline next week's Smackdown.

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