As reported by Ryan McClure of wrestlingnewsworld.com Bobby Lashley has signed an agreement with WWE. This afternoon, we reported that Dave Meltzer had advanced in the last program of Wrestling Observer Radio that the return of Lashley to WWE could be imminent.
But not only has it been confirmed that the wrestling star and MMA has signed an agreement with WWE, but also would be present in the backstage of Philadelphia. It is rumored that Lashley could appear in the Royal Rumble event, although if confirmed, it is still unknown what role he will play. Lashley could start a storyline with Brock Lesnar after WrestleMania 34 or later throughout the year, although WWE still would not have informed Lesnar about these plans.
Meltzer also confirmed that there is no contractual clause that prevents him from debuting with WWE immediately. Staff from both Impact Wrestling and NJPW believe that Lashley will debut again in WWE at any time.