All posts tagged Daniel Bryan

The Morning Roundup 10/6/16


TNA Sale Rumors – Upgruv

Our pal Justin LaBar reported yesterday evening that Billy Corgan will be the new owner of TNA Wrestling and WWE would be purchasing the TNA tape library as part of the deal.  If true it would be a huge and unique development when it comes to WWE’s usual business practices.  However, TNA’s Bob Ryder is disputing the validity of the report.

Brie Bella & Daniel Bryan Expecting First Child – E! Online

Daniel Bryan and wife Brie Bella announced exclusively to E! Online that the couple will be expecting their first child. The news came yesterday on the eve of the premiere of “Total Bellas.” Congratulations to the Danielsons and I hope that their first child is a masculine child.

Harper Returns in Chile – Pro Wrestling Sheet

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! Luke Harper returned to action at the Raw live event in Santiago, Chile teaming with Kevin Owens, to face Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn. Hopefully, a return to television is imminent.

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VIDEO: The Miz Verbally Snaps on SmackDown GM Daniel Bryan on Talking Smack

While SmackDown Live is at a bit of a programming disadvantage, due to the extra hour Raw receives on the USA Network each week, it has more than made up for it with their new WWE Network post-show Talking Smack.

If you haven’t been watching, Talking Smack is hosted by Renee Young and Daniel Bryan and operates in a similar vein to scripted television post shows like Talking Dead and their ilk, while also featuring relevant guests from that week’s episode.  Most notably from the first few weeks of the show is the looser tone from traditional WWE programming, bringing real-world issues into their storytelling, like the fans negative reactions to the Usos, and often including Daniel Bryan often slipping in comments that tow the line between storylines and real life feelings.

From publicly criticizing the Universal Championship name to calling Brock Lesnar and the stars of Raw “lazy,” to being offended by Cena’s comments on Styles having to go back to independent wrestling, Daniel Bryan has slung his fair share of dirt on the program.  Last night, The Miz slung back.

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The Morning Roundup 8/3/16


Post-Smackdown Summer Slam Updates – WWE

John Cena vs AJ Styles and Apollo Crews vs The Miz have been added to the SummerSlam card following last night’s SmackDown Live. The former came about during a promo confrontation segment and the latter came after Apollo Crews won a triple threat match over Kalisto & Baron Corbin.

CM Punk Documentary to Air on Fox Sports 1 – With Spandex

In preparation for his UFC 203 debut, FS1 will air a UFC documentary chronicling Punk’s evolution from pro wrestler to pro mixed martial artist.

SmackDown Women’s Championship – Lords of Pain

Daniel Bryan confirmed on the “Bear Hug It Out” podcast, that SmackDown will indeed be introducing a Women’s Championship of its own in the future.

The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show 2/10/16


YES! YES! YES! It’s time for an all-new Chad Dukes Wrestling Show!

On this edition, Chad Dukes, Loud Goat and Thom discuss Daniel Bryan’s retirement and his impact on WWE, and then the boys dissect WWE suspending Titus O’Neil.

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140 Characters or Less: #ThankYouDanielBryan

140 Characters

The outpouring of thoughts, well wishes and memories of the career of Daniel Bryan from his peers could only be deemed overwhelming in the past two days. So much so that it definitely warranted the return of our 140 Characters or Less feature, rounding up the best tweets on the legacy of Daniel Bryan.

We start with possibly my favorite tribute to Bryan from longtime opponent Samoa Joe and end with a very special gif from CM Punk. Enjoy!


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