“I’m a man who keeps my promises” Bryan Danielson drops major hint at retirement due to a promise to his daughter at AEW Collision 

Bryan Danielson made a shocking revelation on AEW Collision, stating that he is close to retiring from in-ring competition.

“I’m a man who keeps my promises” Bryan Danielson drops major hint at retirement due to a promise to his daughter at AEW Collision 

Bryan Danielson with his daughter(via Instagram)

Bryan Danielson is one of the greatest technical wrestlers of all time. The American Dragon gave an important update on his career during the recent episode of AEW Collision. While speaking to the live crowd, Bryan Danielson seemingly revealed he was in the last stage of his full-time career. Moreover, it was due to a promise made by him to his daughter years ago.


“I told my daughter, once you turn seven, I will start finishing up on my career. And she’s six right now, and I’m a man who keeps my promises, especially to the people I love. So, guess what? Time is running out,” Danielson said. In response, the audience let out Bryan’s own chants of “No!” repeatedly. 

However, he promulgated that his career would not end on a bad note. Instead, the 42-year-old vowed to finish his illustrious run in professional wrestling as one of the all-time greats. Furthermore, Bryan ended up challenging Zack Sabre Jr. to a match at AEW’s upcoming pay-per-view, WrestleDream. 

The latter ended up accepting, making the match official. Previously, they were scheduled to face off at last year’s Forbidden Door. However, an injury to Bryan Danielson led to Claudio Castagnoli replacing him. The former WWE superstar looks ahead to wrapping up his career by facing elite names in the industry.


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Bryan Danielson has reportedly taken over more creative control

Tony Khan and Bryan Danielson
Tony Khan and Bryan Danielson(via X)

AEW Collision was filled with a huge void after CM Punk’s firing. After all, the Saturday night television show was based around the Second City Saint. As a result, Tony Khan brought in Bryan Danielson to fill Punk’s shoes soon after he was let go by the company.

Furthermore, it was revealed that the American Dragon will be handed more creative control of the show. Previously, Khan had proven in an interview how much he trusted the legend. According to PWInsider, Danielson’s power behind the scenes has risen greatly in AEW over the past few weeks.

Moreover, he had taken on the responsibility of trying to facilitate the exchange of talents. As a result, fans approved of the big move by Tony in securing Bryan’s services. The former WWE Champion is known to be one of the most respected veterans backstage.


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