Daniel Bryan is a professional wrestler best known for his appearances in WWE. Bryan Danielson was born on May 22, 1981, in Aberdeen, Washington, U.S. His father was a lumberjack and his mother was a therapist. His parents were divorced when he was young. He has referred to his teenage as being antisocial, but he still competed in sports such as American football in high school. He became a fan of professional wrestling in his childhood and wanted to pursue a career in professional wrestling. He began his career as a professional wrestler in 1999.
- WWE Debut
- Major Feuds
- Daniel Bryan's WWE Return
Bryan Danielson signed a developmental deal with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) to work in their developmental system. He was assigned to Memphis Championship Wrestling where he was trained by WWF competitor William Regal. After 18 months with the company, he was released from his WWF contract in July 2001.
In 2002, Bryan Danielson wrestled two matches for the newly launched World Wrestling Entertainment and was defeated by both Sean O'Haire and Little Guido in these two encounters. Following his release from the WWE, he went to Japan after to compete in Japan's premier promotion, New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
As a professional wrestler, Daniel Bryan had his fair share of feuds. The top 5 feuds of Daniel Bryan has been given below:
Daniel Bryan vs AJ Styles
His feud began when he earned the opportunity to face AJ Styles for the WWE Championship at Crown Jewel. Although Daniel Bryan was reluctant to compete at Crown Jewel due to the Saudi Arabia controversy. AJ Styles went on to win the match and retain the title which laid the seeds of Daniel Bryan's rivalry with him.
Daniel Bryan vs CM Punk
Daniel Bryan's rivalry with CM Punk was probably one of the most passionate rivalry which WWE had ever seen. The fuel to this feud was the love triangle between AJ Lee, Bryan and CM Punk. Passion, manipulation, jealousy and more, you name it and this feud had it. The Daniel Bryan-CM Punk rivalry was destined to go down the history of WWE's greatest rivalries.
Daniel Bryan vs The Authority
Daniel Bryan didn't refrain from taking on a feud with the OG authority which included Randy Orton , Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and the Shield. This storyline saw Bryan desperately trying to defeat the Viper which he was unfortunately never able to.
Daniel Bryan vs The Miz
The biggest rivalry of Daniel Bryan's career was the one with The Miz. And this rivalry was not a result of the demand of the storyline but emerged as a result of mutual hatred that existed between Daniel Bryan and The Miz. This was also Daniel Bryan's first rivalry in the WWE.
Daniel Bryan's WWE Return
Daniel Bryan returned to WWE in August 2009. He made his debut on January 4, 2010 against Chavo Guerrero, in which he emerged victorious. He then went to Florida and received training at the Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), the WWE developmental territory. At the February 11 television tapings of the FCW, Danielson was renamed Daniel Bryan which he had himself chosen a list of ten possible ring names to use in WWE. He was given this name by William Regal.
On June 11, WWE announced that Danielson was fired from WWE stating the reason that Bryan had been too violent, pretending to strangle ring announcer Justin Roberts with his own neck tie. He returned to WWE again as Daniel Bryan at SummerSlam, where he was the surprise seventh member of Team WWE for the seven-on-seven elimination tag team match against The Nexus. He one of the two final members of Team WWE and managed to eliminate two members of The Nexus, but was eliminated by Wade Barrett.
Daniel Bryan's Achievements
- APW Worldwide Internet Championship- 1 time
- APW King of the Indies 2001
- ASW World Mid-Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- ASW World Mid-Heavyweight Title Tournament 2003
- CBS Sports Best Promo of the Year 2018 – Promo during TLC kickoff show
- CBS Comeback Wrestler of the Year 2018
- CTWE Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- ECWA Tag Team Championship- 1 time – with Low Ki
- Evolve Match of the Year 2010 vs. Munenori Sawa on September 11
- Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling
- NWA Canadian Junior Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- FIP Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- International Catch Wrestling Alliance- Expo 2008 Tournament
- IWA Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- MCW Southern Light Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- MCW Southern Tag Team Championship- 1 time– with Spanky
- NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship- 1 time
- New Japan Pro-Wrestling- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship- 1 time– with Curry Man
- New Japan Pro-Wrestling- Best of the American Super Juniors
- PWG World Championship- 2 times
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated- Comeback of the Year 2018
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated- Feud of the Year 2013 vs. The Authority
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated- Inspirational Wrestler of the Year 2014
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated- Match of the Year 2013 vs. John Cena at SummerSlam
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated- Most Popular Wrestler of the Year 2013
- Ranked No. 1 of the top 500 wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014
- Pro Wrestling Noah- GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship - 1 time
- ROH Pure Championship - 1 time
- ROH World Championship - 1 time
- Survival of the Fittest 2004
- TWA Tag Team Championship - 1 time – with Spanky
- TWE Heavyweight Championship - 1 time
- wXw World Heavyweight Championship - 1 time
- Ambition 1
- WSW Heavyweight Championship - 1 time
- World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE
- World Heavyweight Championship - 1 time
- WWE Championship - 4 times
- WWE Intercontinental Championship - 1 time
- WWE Tag Team Championship - 1 time – with Kane
- WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship - 1 time, current - with Rowan
- WWE United States Championship - 1 time
- Money in the Bank - SmackDown 2011
- Twenty-sixth Triple Crown Champion
- Sixth Grand Slam Champion - under current format; fifteenth overall
- Slammy Award - 12 times- Beard of the Year 2013
- Slammy Award - Catchphrase of the Year 2013– YES! YES! YES!
- Slammy Award - Cole in Your Stocking 2010 – attacking Michael Cole on NXT
- Slammy Award - Couple of the Year (2013, 2014) – with Brie Bella
- Slammy Award - Facial Hair of the Year (2012)
- Slammy Award - Fan Participation of the Year (2013) – YES! YES! YES!
- Slammy Award - Rivalry of the Year (2014) – vs. The Authority
- Slammy Award - Shocker of the Year (2010) – The Nexus' debut
- Slammy Award - Superstar of the Year (2013)
- Slammy Award - Tweet of the Year (2012) – "Goat face is a horrible insult. My face is practically perfect in every way. In fact, from now on I demand to be called Beautiful Bryan”
- Slammy Award - Upset of the Year (2012) – defeating Mark Henry and Big Show at the Royal Rumble
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter- Best Non-Wrestler (2017), Best on Interviews (2018)
- Best Pro Wrestling Book (2015) – Yes: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania with Craig Tello
- Best Pro Wrestling DVD (2015) – Daniel Bryan: Just Say Yes! Yes! Yes!
- Best Technical Wrestler (2005–2013; renamed to Bryan Danielson Award after his first retirement in 2016
- Match of the Year (2007) – vs. Takeshi Morishima at ROH Manhattan Mayhem II on August 25
- Most Outstanding Wrestler (2006–2010)
- Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Decade (2000–2009)
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 2016)
- American Dragon
- Bryan Danielson
- Daniel Bryan
- Daniel Wyatt
- Dynamic Dragon
- Rage A by Kilian and Wolfgang
- Flight of the Valkyries
- Heel Hold
- Mysterio Middle Kick
- Danielson Roundhouse.
Daniel Bryan Finishers
|Royal Rumble Finishers||Ladder Finishers||Cell Finishers|
|RR Oklahoma Slam||Ladder Super-Plex||Cell-Pushing Down|
|RR Hurricanrana||Ladder-Neckbreaker||Cell-German Suplex|
People Also Ask
How much is Bryan Danielson worth?
Daniel Bryan is an American professional wrestler who has a net worth of $8 million
Where does Daniel Bryan live?
Why did Daniel Bryan get fired?
On June 11, WWE announced that Danielson was fired from WWE because Bryan had been too violent, pretending to strangle ring announcer Justin Roberts with his own neck tie. Danielson noted that WWE apologized to him for his release, claiming that they "had sponsors they had to deal with".
Who is Daniel Bryan's wife?
Brie Bella (m. 2014- Present)
Has Daniel Bryan turned heel?
Daniel Bryan turned heel Tuesday night on SmackDown Live. The good news is Bryan is a veteran of this craft and his newly minted heel turn should lead to creative windfall for his character.