A "mystery man" will return will be returning on Monday Night Raw on Jan. 2, 2012. Many believe that man will prove to be none other than Chris Jericho, while many others believe that not to be the case at all. In any event, Figure Four Weekly breaks down some potential angles for the return, via Cage Side Seats.
We don't have details, but there have been creative plans changed with a number of top stars this week, including CM Punk, Dolph Ziggler, Miz and Truth. Obviously the latter two will be feuding. Punk defends the WWE Title against Ziggler in the main event of Monday's Raw. There is at least the possibility that the mystery man set to debut (who most in the company still believe is Chris Jericho, though Jericho is denying it and there are others in the company who now believe it won't be him, but that he will still be in sometime very soon) will do so during the Punk vs. Ziggler match, perhaps even costing Punk the title. More than likely, Punk would retain, perhaps via DQ, setting up Punk vs. Mystery Man for the belt at Royal Rumble. It could be nothing or it could be a clue that this week's promo interrupted a CM Punk ring entrance.
Meanwhile, Chris Jericho has offered a couple interesting tweets himself about all of the madness: