Tag: Daniel Bryan

Is Daniel Bryan gearing up for a return to the ring in WWE?

The rumor mill is heating up again with talk that Daniel Bryan could be set for a return to the ring in WWE, though WWE is denying that a Bryan return is imminent.


What good does it do for fans to keep booing Roman Reigns?

No matter how much you boo Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan ain’t coming back. CM Punk, he ain’t coming back.


Former WWE champ Daniel Bryan: Lucky to be getting out alive

The great shame with the recent news about former WWE champion Daniel Bryan isn’t that he’s retiring in his prime at age 34.


Daniel Bryan WWE retirement: Work, or real thing?

Four-time WWE champ Daniel Bryan announced on Twitter on Monday that he is retiring from active competition, putting an apparent premature end to a promising career.


Daniel Bryan to WWE: Clear me!

Daniel Bryan shared an article from WWE.com announcing several talent signings to send a message to the company’s powers-that-be.


No, no, no: Hard as it is to say, Daniel Bryan needs to retire

For the second time in a year, Daniel Bryan had to vacate a major title belt weeks after a huge WrestleMania victory due to injury.


WrestleMania 31 preview: Is Bray Wyatt the next Undertaker for WWE?

Bray Wyatt has been the hottest wrestler in WWE for more than a year, and yet he’s been suspiciously been left on the outside looking in as far as the various title chases have been concerned.


Fast Lane: WWE interstitial between Royal Rumble, WrestleMania

The WWE calendar revolves around three big events a year. The Royal Rumble and WrestleMania are interconnected, and just a couple of months apart.


Daniel Bryan in WrestleMania main event: Big mistake if it happens?

The rumor mill has WWE head honcho Vince McMahon considering adding former WWE champ Daniel Bryan to the main event for WrestleMania 31.


WWE Royal Rumble Review: Fans in Philly not impressed with Roman Reigns

For the second year in a row, the winner of the WWE Royal Rumble, this year’s winner being Roman Reigns, was showered with boos upon his coronation as the WrestleMania co-main-eventer.


WWE Royal Rumble Preview: The Road to WrestleMania 31 Begins

A triple threat world title match, then the Rumble itself: this weekend’s WWE Royal Rumble is setting the stage for The Road to WrestleMania 31.


CM Punk a quitter? Admire him for getting out on his terms

CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.


WWE gets something right? Good moves with booking on Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler

WWE hasn’t been getting much right lately. For all the hype the company is trying to give to its free month of WWE Network, for example, you’re not giving away the product for free if people were buying it.


Rock vs. Triple H at WrestleMania: Is it 2000 or something?

Spoiler alert: Rock and Triple H are going to have a discussion backstage at WWE Smackdown Friday night about a match at WrestleMania 31.


Daniel Bryan may be returning sooner: Is this good news?

WWE has been targeting a Survivor Series return for recent champ Daniel Bryan, but he may be able to get back in action sooner with his rehab starting to go better than had been expected.


Uncomfortable Bella Twins feud is perfect WWE drama

Brie Bella, the good girl, reminisces about her mother telling her about how an ultrasound showed her and her twin sister, Nikki, holding hands in the womb.


SummerSlam Hits and Misses: Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Stephanie-Brie-Nikki

HIT: Brock Lesnar squashes WWE Champ John Cena Yeah, wow. Lesnar, the former WWE and UFC champ, dominated Cena, hitting a reported 16 German suplexes and a pair of F5s, one 45 seconds into the match, the second as the finisher.


Monday Night Raw Review: Good work on Hogan birthday segment, another stupid Stephanie-Brie exchange

Hogan birthday does its job: Until Brock Lesnar’s music hit, the Hulk Hogan birthday celebration made no sense whatsoever, except as a throwback to the fun Old School Raw from earlier in the year.


Wrestling Beat: Daniel Bryan stops burglar, DiBiase on The Streak, Cena wants to be heel?

John Cena will turn heel, eventually. Everybody turns heel, eventually. Eventually is a long way down the road in Cena’s case.


Insulting your consumers: What’s best for business, WWE?

Paul Levesque, known to wrestling fans as Triple H, the 13-time WWE world champion and now executive vice president of the company, doesn’t like WWE fans. At least that’s the impression that he gave in cutting a promo, using the parlance of wrestling, on WWE’s flagship weekly TV show, Monday Night Raw, this week.


Latest on Daniel Bryan: WWE star out indefinitely?

A report in the Wrestling Observer suggests that former WWE champion Daniel Bryan is out indefinitely with news that he will need to undergo additional surgery.


Bad News for WWE: Barrett undergoes surgery, out for several months

Add another big name to the WWE disabled list: Wade Barrett underwent shoulder surgery Wednesday after suffering an injury during a TV taping last week and will be out for several months for rehab.


Here we go again: John Cena wins WWE title at MITB

You knew it would end that way – with John Cena coming down the ladder with the WWE and World Heavyweight titles at the end of Money in the Bank.


Winner and new WWE champ after Money in the Bank: Bray Wyatt?

Daniel Bryan’s injury and slowed rehab from neck surgery may have helped WWE stumble into a way to further elevate top heel Bray Wyatt: make him the winner and new WWE champ at Money in the Bank.


WWE News: Triple H explains Daniel Bryan decision

WWE COO Triple H discusses the decision to strip WWE Champ Daniel Bryan of his title and to put the title up for grabs at Money in the Bank.


Video: WWE strips Daniel Bryan of championship

Stephanie McMahon & Triple H do what they think is “best for business” and strip Daniel Bryan of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.


WWE: Concern that champ Daniel Bryan will come back too soon?

The news this week on the rehab of WWE champion Daniel Bryan was not good at all. Now there is a growing concern in the locker room that Bryan will be back for Money in the Bank later this month whether he’s ready or not because of the pressure that he is feeling to get back in the ring.


Something in common: WWE, TNA have unsettled world title situations

Word out of WWE is that Daniel Bryan is not seeing good early returns from his rehab from minor neck surgery, and in fact is experiencing weakness in his right arm that would seem to indicate that there could be more to his injury than had originally been suspected.


Any interest at all in WWE Payback?

Probably a good move by WWE to stop calling them pay-per-views. Because they’re not treating them as events that you’d pay for anymore.


Could the Daniel Bryan injury be the best thing for business?

The Daniel Bryan WWE title chase that began at last year’s SummerSlam was well done, to say the least. The payoff at WrestleMania 30 was the logical conclusion to a long campaign from Bryan to climb to the top of the wrestling world.


Daniel Bryan update: Surgery successful, return uncertain

WWE.com is reporting that Daniel Bryan underwent successful surgery to repair a lingering neck injury on Thursday.


WWE: What happens if the Daniel Bryan injury is more serious?

WWE is passing off the neck surgery that Daniel Bryan is facing Thursday as well short of being a big deal, but there is concern in the locker room that it might be more than a big deal, and possibly career-ending.


Not storyline: Daniel Bryan faces neck surgery, uncertain return

No, it wasn’t an angle. Daniel Bryan is set to undergo neck surgery on Thursday, and his status is uncertain, though the talk coming out of the WWE locker room is that it’s possible that Bryan could be back in time to play some role at Payback.


WWE News: Is it time for a John Cena heel turn?

John Cena is the franchise in WWE. The squeaky clean superstar is the man who makes little kids’ dreams come true, literally. Call him Mr. Make a Wish in that respect.


Report: Batista feeling effed over by WWE, on the way out?

Inside WWE sources have been laying the smack down on Batista this week, suggesting that the big man is nixing a pay-per-view main event with WWE champ Daniel Bryan because he doesn’t want to put the smaller Bryan over.


Review: WWE Extreme Rules Hits and Misses

HIT: Solid booking The Shield wins by clean fall. Bray Wyatt … wins. (Nothing clean about that one.) The two hottest forces in WWE right now were put over against people who don’t always take the fall easily (Triple H and John Cena).


Extreme Rules? Extremely mediocre pay-per-view

Aside from the mid-card steel cage match pitting John Cena against Bray Wyatt, the lineup for Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view could be any Sunday night house show.


Bray Wyatt, The Shield blurring the lines between wrestling babyface, heel

Jim Ross can’t understand why WWE heel Bray Wyatt had the audience singing along with him at the end of Monday Night Raw after the Wyatt Family’s handicap match against John Cena.


New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Eric Young?

A smallish, bearded wrestler wins a world title. Heard this story before? TNA’s new World Champ is perennial underdog Eric Young, who won a gauntlet match on tonight’s Impact Wrestling, and demanded the title shot that he earned with that victory later in the show, then pinned champion Magnus in a surprise result.


How long will the Daniel Bryan run at the top of WWE last?

The fans have gotten their way. WWE not only gave the ball to Daniel Bryan, but he was able to keep it for more than a night. The question now is, How long will Daniel Bryan be the man in WWE?


WrestleMania 30 Review: Hits and misses on a big night for Daniel Bryan, Undertaker

Did anybody have The Undertaker losing? No. Did anybody not have Daniel Bryan winning? No. Both factor in to one of the more memorable WrestleMania events in the 30-year history of the franchise. With that in mind, let’s look at the biggest hits and biggest misses from WrestleMania 30.


Interview: It sure sounds like Daniel Bryan is main-eventing WrestleMania

Daniel Bryan, in an interview with the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, sure sounds like a guy who is in the main event at WrestleMania, even though officially he isn’t there yet.


WrestleMania 30 Predictions: Who walks away WWE champ, more

WrestleMania 30 is upon us. It may not be the most interesting of cards for pro wrestling’s Super Bowl, but … it’s pro wrestling’s Super Bowl.


It’s WrestleMania 30 Week: What will happen with Daniel Bryan, Undertaker-Brock, others?

Tonight’s Monday Night Raw is the go-home show for WrestleMania 30. Will we see Daniel Bryan return to face off with Triple H? And what will happen with Undertaker and Brock Lesnar in the other big money match on the ‘Mania show?


Jim Ross: Daniel Bryan-Triple H story is ‘gold’

The buildup to the Daniel Bryan-Triple H match at WrestleMania 30 is “gold,” former WWE vice president of talent relations Jim Ross wrote today on his blog.


TV News: WWE Monday Night Raw draws smallest audience of 2014

The good news: Monday Night Raw was once again the highest-rated show on cable TV this week. The bad news: the audience for this week’s Raw was the lowest in 2014.


WWE Video: Triple H to address Yes! movement on SmackDown

  Michael Cole reveals WWE COO Triple H will be at SmackDown to ‘address the situation’ concerning his WrestleMania opponent, Daniel Bryan.


Duh! Of course the Daniel Bryan Occupy Raw was staged

Don’t you love reading the breathless reports on wrestling news websites about how the Occupy Raw angle involving Daniel Bryan was staged, with all the juicy details? Well, duh! Of course it was staged! And we can stop getting on Bryan for making comments to the effect that the Occupy Raw movement that told WWE’s […]


WWE Video: Dolph Ziggler talks Occupy Raw

)   Dolph Ziggler, Titus O’Neil and Xavier Woods discuss Daniel Bryan occupying WWE Monday Night Raw.


Mick Foley thanks WWE for charting new course on WrestleMania 30

Mick Foley, famously upset over the direction that WWE was taking with what was shaping up to be an underwhelming WrestleMania 30, is back on board after last night’s move to tease Daniel Bryan being in the ‘Mania main event. “With one outstanding Raw, you’ve got me, and millions of fans around the world, excited […]


WWE Video: Daniel Bryan challenges, Triple H accepts

Daniel Bryan challenges Triple H to add a special stipulation to their WrestleMania 30 match: if Bryan wins, he gets added to the WM30 main-event match for the WWE Title. Triple H responds – and accepts.


WWE Video: Daniel Bryan vs. Kane

  WWE superstar Daniel Bryan finally gets his opportunity to face Corporate Kane inside the ring on Monday Night Raw.


“Yes! Yes! Yes!” Daniel Bryan in the sports spotlight

It seems simple. Daniel Bryan for some time now has led WWE fans in chants of “Yes! Yes! Yes!” with outstretched hands over head. But now what started in wrestling arenas has spread to the mainstream. USA Today took a look at the “Yes!” phenomenon today. The chant has been seen everywhere from high school […]


Power 6: Debut of our weekly ranking of the top stars in the business

1. Daniel Bryan Notes: Bryan is still riding high after his victory in a non-title match over WWE Champ Randy Orton. Talk is that DB will be included in the main event for WrestleMania 30 alongside Randy Orton and Batista. That would be a wise move on the part of WWE creative 2. CM Punk […]


News Updates: Jeff Hardy, Dolph Ziggler, Cesaro, Daniel Bryan

– In the above storyline video, TNA “investor” MVP announces Jeff Hardy’s return for next month’s Lockdown pay-per-view. – Dolph Ziggler lost a dark match before Tuesday’s WWE TV tapings to newcomer Alexander Rusev. Good move by WWE putting Rusev in the ring with Ziggler, who could make any of us reading this news article […]