Check This Out! Monday Night Raw Recap - Goldberg returns 12 years after leaving WWE. Goldberg returns to the WWE to respond to the challenge from Brock Lesnar. WWE RAW Sees Big Jump In Viewership For Bill Goldberg's Return. And when it comes to the idea of fantasy booking a big-name celebrity return to WWE, the name Goldberg has continued to hover right near the top of many viewers' lists for much of the 12 years since he walked away in 2004.