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UPDATE: Randy Orton returned after the US Title match, more details are available here.

There are some big names in the house at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, as WWE confirmed that Hulk Hogan met with WWE Superstars backstage earlier today.

PWInsider is reporting that former WWE Champion Randy Orton is also backstage.

Orton has been out of action since May after he underwent surgery to repair a medial tear to his meniscus. This is the first time Orton has been backstage at a WWE event since his surgery.

It’s not known if he’ll be making an appearance on tonight’s show, but Orton is expected to be cleared for in-ring action in mid-August, just in time for SummerSlam.