Earlier in the month, rumors surfaced that WWE was going to put the Intercontinental Championship on Daniel Bryan so that he could headline the live events with it. However, Bryan has much bigger plans than that. He noted that his friend Shinsuke Nakamura managed to headline a New Japan show with their version of the IC belt. The IWGP World Heavyweight worked the under card. Bryan wants to do something similar if he wins the belt.
March 29, 2015
As expected of top stars, Daniel Bryan has been busy doing media appearances to help promote Wrestlemania. In a rather response, when asked who he would like to face at the big pay per view next year, Bryan mentioned Shinsuke Nakamura. The WWE star revealed that he used to be roommates with the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion when both of them were training at the Antonio Inoki dojo.
March 24, 2015
There are talks coming out of WWE right now that if Brock Lesnar were to sign a new contract to remain with the company, then he would be rewarded with a victory over Roman Reigns at Wrestlemania. He would still be allowed to work the limited schedule that he has been on while continuing to carry the heavyweight championship. Management would then put the IC and US belt on Daniel Bryan and John Cena respectively so they can headline live events.
March 18, 2015
Rather than being a corporate puppet, Daniel Bryan decided to express his opinions during an interview recently. He confirmed that he was indeed disappointed at how the Royal Rumble played out. The former world heavyweight champion also stated that he was more disappointed than the fans were. Bryan states that WWE usually has the top matches booked for Wrestlemania, so it was disappointed to be lost in the shuffle during card placement.
March 11, 2015
In the main event of Fast Lane, Roman Reigns successfully defeated Daniel Bryan via pin fall to earn himself a chance to challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania. Management needed Bryan to help Reigns look good, and the former world heavyweight champion absolutely delivered. It was the best singles match that Reigns has been involved in since joining the company a couple of years back.
February 22, 2015
Since fans know that Daniel Bryan attended the wrestling school that was started by Shawn Michaels, they have been clamoring for WWE to put them together in a dream match. Many feel that it would easily be a match of the year candidate. During a recent interview, however, Michaels burst those bubbles. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was not particularly interested in working a match against Bryan.
February 14, 2015
For the longest time there, Vince McMahon was against the idea of adding Daniel Bryan to the WWE Heavyweight Championship match at Wrestlemania between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar. The feeling is that the CEO did not want to repeat a similar story from the previous year, as fans would feel that the company lacks creativity. McMahon is said to be softening up on his stance as of late because he feels pressure from the fans.
February 9, 2015
When you consider how far Daniel Bryan has come, from working high school gyms on the independent wrestling circuit to being the headline performer at Wrestlemania, you have to figure that he is one of the most ambitious people on the planet. However, the former world heavyweight champion revealed that when WWE did a test on the performers to gauge their ambition, he scored very poorly. He was probably the lowest scorer in the company.
January 14, 2015
During recent interviews to promote his return to WWE from a serious neck injury, Daniel Bryan has been openly discussing the dream match that he hopes will take place at Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he would love to work a match against Brock Lesnar. He also stated that his desire is to win the Royal Rumble and challenge for the heavyweight championship at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year.
January 8, 2015