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

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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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