Erick Rowan Assists Daniel Bryan in Surprise Return From Injury (VIDEO)

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The WWE Championship match at Royal Rumble ended with the surprise return of Erick Rowan who made his presence felt in the finish.

Rowan, who was wearing normal clothing, showed up near the end of the match to stand ringside. Moments later, the ref got knocked out and Erick interfered by chokeslamming AJ Styles. 

Bryan then pinned his opponent for the win and the two celebrated over Styles.

Rowan has been out of action since suffering an arm injury over the summer. He had reportedly been working at the Performance Center recently on his return.

Watch the finish below.