Daniel Bryan’s Rumble Match Exclusion Makes BBC News Headlines, WWE Ranks 5 Coolest Moments From the Rumble Match

Nick Paglino

Bryan's Rumble Match Exclusion Makes BBC News Headlines

Daniel Bryan​BBC.co.uk has picked up on the story of fan outrage over Daniel Bryan's exclusion from the Royal Rumble match last night, and for a short time earlier today the story was actually featured in the Most Popular section of the site's main page.

You can check out the BBC's coverage of the story at this link, and below is an except:

A WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) star has apologised to fans who were disappointed he did not appear in the Royal Rumble main event on Sunday.

Daniel Bryan blamed organisers for his exclusion from the match in the US.

"Sorry guys, the machine wanted me nowhere near the Royal Rumble match. But I thank everyone for their support," he wrote on Twitter.

Some fans at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh appeared upset when they realised he would not appear.

Many people have also expressed anger on social media, with the phrases #RoyalRumble, #WWE and Daniel Bryan all trending on Twitter.

WWE Ranks 5 Coolest Moments From the Rumble Match

WWE.com has ranked the 5 coolest moments from last night's Royal Rumble match, and they are as follows:

Alexander Rusev makes his debut
Kofi Kingston's leap of faith
The Celtic Warrior is back!
Roman Reigns fractures the record
The Animal Batista's conquest

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