The Rock appears on WWE Smackdown 1/25/13 to confront CM Punk.
CM Punk comes out and talks about The Rock and Royal Rumble. Paul Heyman has an executive order for the stipulation made by Vince McMahon. Punk called out The Shield. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns come down. They have a stare-down and he tells them to get out of his business. They leave and out comes The Rock. He cuts cuts a promo and leaves. Punk rips Rock and the fans but Rock comes back again. This time they brawl and Rock lays Punk out with a Rock Bottom.