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Daniel Bryan admits he had mental breakdown after retirement

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During media rounds to promote SummerSlam, Smackdown General Manager admitted that he had a “horrible mental breakdown” following his retirement in February. Bryan was supposed to be part of the WrestleMania weekend activities in Dallas and then join the WWE tour in Europe, however he pulled out of all WWE appearances with WWE giving no...

Smackdown GM Daniel Bryan to appear on Raw

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Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan will be appearing on Monday Night Raw in two days on an invite from Raw General Manager Mick Foley. While WWE is trying to keep both brands completely separate, it didn’t take long for them to have Superstars appear on the opposing brands. Randy Orton attacked Brock Lesnar on Raw with an RKO and Lesnar...

Daniel Bryan reveals plans for new Women’s title for Smackdown

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During an appearance on Bear Hug It Out podcast earlier today to promote tonight’s Smackdown, General Manager Daniel Bryan revealed that they will be creating a Women’s title for Smackdown. When asked how he feels about Raw creating the WWE Universal title, Bryan said he’s not against it creating their own title because they’re doing it...

Daniel Bryan is the new Smackdown General Manager

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Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! Shane McMahon revealed last night on Monday Night Raw that Daniel Bryan is the new Smackdown General Manager, bringing the former WWE champion on regular television for the first time in over a year. Bryan won the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania 31, his last championship in the WWE and then was injured a few weeks later...

Daniel Bryan pulled from WrestleMania Axxess autograph signing

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Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan has been removed from his scheduled WrestleMania Axxess autograph signing on April 2 and will no longer be appearing in front of fans. Those who purchased the very expensive ticket to meet him will now instead meet Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels. Tons of tickets to meet Daniel Bryan at Axxess went...

Next WWE 24 show on WWE Network to feature Daniel Bryan

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The newest WWE 24 Network special will air on Monday, March 28, right after Monday Night Raw and will be titled Thank You Daniel Bryan. WWE is urging fans to send in their personal video messages via social media using the hashtag #THANKYOUDANIEL for a chance to appear on the upcoming broadcast. The Daniel Bryan special will feature new and...

Daniel Bryan added to WrestleMania Axxess Sunday session

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Daniel Bryan might be retired but he is sticking around…at least until his contract with WWE runs out. The former WWE World Heavyweight champion has been added to the WrestleMania Axxess fan-interaction event and will be meeting Premium VIP ticket holders on Sunday, April 3, at 10AM. Premium VIP tickets for Bryan’s session went on sale today...

Daniel Bryan to appear at Smackdown tapings in London, England

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Daniel Bryan will be traveling to the United Kingdom for the WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour and will be appearing on the Smackdown tapings to be held on Tuesday, April 19, in London at the O2 Arena. “A heartfelt goodbye does not mean farewell. Now you have the opportunity to prove to the ultimate underdog that the Yes! movement is strong,” says...

Daniel Bryan Night at Madison Square Garden on March 25

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The Madison Square Garden website has updated its information for the upcoming WWE non-televised live event for March 25 and is now listing it as a Daniel Bryan Night. The recently retired former WWE World Heavyweight champion will be at Madison Square Garden as WWE honors the “Yes!” man one more time just a week before WrestleMania...

Jonathan Coachman talks to Daniel Bryan on ESPN SportsCenter

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The newly retired Daniel Bryan was a guest on ESPN SportsCenter last night during the Off The Top Rope segment with Jonathan Coachman. Bryan said it was a very emotional day on Monday especially having to do the in-ring promo with his mother, sister, and close friends all in front row, making it hard for him not to cry and often needed to turn...

Goodbye, Bryan Danielson and thanks for the memories

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The Internet wrestling community (often referred to as the IWC) is a complicated bunch. I’m one of them. We moan about everything, we think we know it all, we think we can do a better job than the airheads running WWE or TNA creative and we often don’t agree on anything. But there is one thing that the IWC agrees on: Daniel Bryan. He...

Mainstream news websites cover Daniel Bryan’s retirement

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The retirement of Daniel Bryan took over the Internet last night with his name and hash tag #ThankYouDanielBryan trending worldwide amidst coverage from all around the world. Websites such as Forbes, E! Online, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, FOX Sports, TV Line, Rolling Stone, CBS Sports, Deadspin, Hollywood Life, ABC News, Yahoo! Sports, Washington...

WWE Shop releases new “Thank You” Daniel Bryan t-shirt

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Not wasting any time, WWE Shop has released a new Daniel Bryan “Thank You” t-shirt in conjunction with his retirement. The new black shirt has a drawing of Daniel Bryan standing with his hands held high doing his “Yes!” chant with silhouette images of hands from fans doing the same pose and Thank You in the foreground. On the back of the...

An emotional send off to Daniel Bryan on Raw

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Holding back tears, former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan stood in the middle of the ring with his eyes closed as thousands of fans chanted “Yes! Yes!” and “Daniel Bryan,” giving the Internet Wrestling Community’s favorite son a standing ovation for his farewell. It’s a love story that started back...