Bryan Lloyd Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Daniel Bryan.
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Danielson's first exposure in wrestling was as a backyard wrestler competing for Backyard Championship Wrestling (BCW) under his real name with the nickname "The Dagger". There he won the promotion's Heavyweight Championship. After Danielson graduated from high school in 1999, he decided to pursue wrestling professionally and initially attempted to train at Dean Malenko's Wrestling School. Due to its subsequent closure, however, he instead trained under Shawn Michaels at the Texas Wrestling A...
Aside from competing primarily in ROH, Danielson has also competed in a multitude of other independent promotions, both in the United States and abroad. In 2003, Danielson also toured the United Kingdom for British promotion, All Star Wrestling. While he was in the UK, Danielson won the World Heavy Middleweight Championship on May 6 in an 8 Man One Night Tournament in Croydon defeating James Mason. He spent the next 6 months in the UK, working for ASW, FWA, WAW and Premier Promotions. He retu...
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On August 23, 2009, ROH announced that Danielson had signed a deal with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Danielson made his debut as a WWE contracted wrestler on January 4, 2010, in a dark match prior to Raw, defeating Chavo Guerrero. Later that week it was reported that Danielson had requested to go to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), the WWE developmental territory, to acclimate himself to his new work environment and work what he saw as "ring rust". He made his debut at the FCW te...
Danielson has spent the majority of his career without an overt character in favor of becoming popular with the fans through his monikers, signature mannerisms, and wrestling ability. His attire has varied, as well, with the majority of his tenure wearing a pair of short trunks, but also ventured into wearing a mask for a time in Japan as an extension of his "American Dragon" persona. A notable part of Danielson's persona are his mannerisms and the reaction he inspires from the crowd during the course of his matches that include: 1. Danielson made his way to the ring to his entrance song, The Final Countdown; once in the ring, he stands on the top turnbuckle and sings the refrain along with the fans in attendance. 2. After winning the ROH World Championship, Danielson displayed traits of a heel-like persona, starting to behave more aggressively and threatening to the fans, as well as taking more liberties with the rules. Despite his rulebreaking character, he still retained a certai...
Danielson has cited a number of wrestlers as influences to his style: Toshiaki Kawada, Mitsuharu Misawa, and William Regal. He has also made mention of modeling his wrestling off of the work of Dean Malenko and Chris Benoitin his early career, then using Jujutsu as a platform to develop his own style. In 2009 Danielson relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has began training in mixed martial arts at Randy Couture's Xtreme Couture gym. During his time as World Champion, ROH appointed Danielson the head trainer of the ROH Wrestling Academy, replacing Austin Aries. He relinquished the position to Deliriousin 2007. Danielson married WWE Diva Brie Bellaon April 11, 2014, with whom he had been in a relationship for nearly three years. On April 21, 2014, WWE announced the death of Danielson's father. Danielson insisted on performing that night on Raw as scheduled but left for home immediately after his segment. In July 2014, Danielson's home in Phoenix, Arizona was broken into by two bu...Bryan is friends off-screen with Mistico, John Cena, CM Punk, Zack Ryder and John Hennigan.Bryan is the first NXT Rookie to win a championship.
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Apr 09, 2021 · WWE WrestleMania 37: Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan embrace fans returning after thriving in ThunderDome era Bryan told CBS Sports that Reigns has approached matches in ways in which he had never imagined
Bryan Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler that is currently signed for WWE and works on the SmackDown brand. His WWE ring name is Daniel Bryan. He is known by his nickname, the American Dragon. In wrestling, Danielson is a four -time WWE Champion, one-time World Heavyweight Champion.
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