Found July 09, 2012 on Wrestlechat.net:

WWE Legend Bob Backlund is expected to be the Legend who returns on tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow. If Backlund is indeed the Legend for this week, he will likely do a match or angle with Heath Slater.

Backlund was visiting his mother at her rest home in Minnesota this weekend and told people there that he was headed to Denver, Colorado where tonight’s RAW Supershow is being held.

The two-time WWE Champion last appeared on WWE TV in 2007 for the RAW 15th Anniversary show.

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