John Cena's WWE return set for December

John Cena’s return to WWE is officially set for next month.

WWE announced Cena for 13 shows in December and January today. Most of them are house shows, with two of the events being Monday Night Raw episodes and one being a SmackDown taping. 

Here are the dates Cena was announced for:

Madison Square Garden, New York City — December 26
Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York — December 27
Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, Maryland — December 28
PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — December 29 (SmackDown taping)
Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida — December 30
Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia — January 4
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, Tallahassee, Florida — January 5
Hertz Arena, Fort Myers, Florida — January 6
Amway Center, Orlando, Florida — January 7 (Raw)
Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia — January 11
Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee — January 12
Von Braun Civic Center, Huntsville, Alabama — January 13
FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee — January 14 (Raw)

Cena’s most recent in-ring appearance for WWE was at Super Show-Down in Melbourne, Australia last month, where he teamed with Bobby Lashley to defeat Elias & Kevin Owens. He was scheduled to be in the World Cup tournament at Crown Jewel before pulling out of wrestling in Saudi Arabia.

“Bumblebee,” the Transformers spinoff that features Cena in a prominent role, will be released on December 21.