Cena underwent surgery for a torn triceps in mid-August. At the time, it was believed he would be out of action until January, with the Royal Rumble being his originally expected return appearance.
Last week, WWE announced Cena as making "special appearances" on their Holiday week house events.
With WWE having lowered their earnings expectations for the rest of the year and with the roster looking extremely thin when they run more than one show per night, an early Cena return is the best thing WWE could hope for.
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