Royal Rumble 2015: Watch The Rock return to the WWE to rescue Roman Reigns

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Roman Reigns celebrates with The Rock after winning the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble 2015: Roman Reigns triumphs after The Rock returns to set-up Wrestlemania showdown with Brock Lesnar

Reigns won the 30-man over-the-top-rope Royal Rumble after Lesnar defeated John Cena and Seth Rollins in a triple threat match

Daniel Bryan (right) hits the running knee on Kane
Daniel Bryan leaps out onto Triple H during their match at Wrestlemania 30

WWE: Daniel Bryan realised his neck injury 'was not a normal situation' during painful lay-off but now has his eyes set on the Royal Rumble

Bryan is targeting victory in this weekend's Royal Rumble to set-up a shot at either Brock Lesnar or Seth Rollins at Wrestlemanie, he tells The Independent

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WWE: Seth Rollins aims to defeat Brock Lesnar and John Cena at Royal Rumble 'by hook or by crook' and face Daniel Bryan at Wrestlemania

Rollins says he will walk out the winner of his triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and knows who he's like to see win the Royal Rumble

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WWE heel Triple H breaks character during Raw to console a young boy crying at ringside

The WWE's COO is usually the main heel on the roster, but he broke character to spend time with a young fan during and after Monday's Raw

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The legends theme that ran on throughout the night didn't stop short in the main event as Sting reappeared to turn the tables on The Authority

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WWE Smackdown Results: Daniel Bryan returns to the ring to battle The Authority as Seth Rollins calls out champion Brock Lesnar

Bryan made his return to in-ring action after the best part of a year out while Rollins attempted to cash in his Money in the Bank briefcase

Jericho lands a drop kick on Bray Wyatt in a cage match

WWE: 'Anti-Brock Lesnar' Chris Jericho excited for return, praises Hall of Fame inclusion of Randy Savage and can't wait for Fozzy's UK Tour

Jericho will feature on the WWE live shows rather than the televised shows before embarking on a tour of the UK and Ireland with his rock band Fozzy

Seth Rollins stands tall with the Authority

WWE Raw results: Seth Rollins makes statement of intent to John Cena and Brock Lesnar as Daniel Bryan confirms Royal Rumble comeback

Bryan has been injured for nearly a year but will return at the pay-per-view where Rolliins, Cena and Lesnar will meet for the WWE World Heavyweight title

Dean Ambrose leaps to the outside on The Big Show, Kane and J&J Security

WWE Smackdown Results: Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose reunite to take on Seth Rollins and Big Show

All three former Shield members were involved in the main event as bad blood towards The Authority's return threatened to boil over

WWE Network UK: Vince McMahon finally reveals streaming service launch date

Paraphrasing The Rock, Vince McMahon has announced that "Finally, the WWE Network is coming to the United Kingdom and Ireland on Monday, January 19, and this time we really mean it."

Reigns 'turns the tables' on Big Show to flip the announcers' table onto him

WWE Smackdown results: Roman Reigns dominates as Edge and Christian host the first show of the year

The turn of the year coincides with the build-up to the Royal Rumble and the Road to Wrestlemania

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