The Latest On Daniel Bryan’s WWE In-Ring Status & Upcoming Feud w/ Major Smackdown Live Superstar

Nick Hausman
The Latest On Daniel Bryan’s WWE In-Ring Status & Rumored Upcoming Feud w/ Major Smackdown Live Superstar

Photo Credit: Getty, Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan at the Hard Rock Cafe New York on April 1, 2014 in New York City.

Dave Meltzer has some new insight and updates about Daniel Bryan’s WWE in-ring status, as well as a rumored upcoming feud, in the latest edition of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

We have included some highlights below. The full report can be found HERE.

Related: Updates On WWE’s Plans For Daniel Bryan In Chicago

  • WWE is teasing a feud between Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon but an in-ring match between the two is not something being discussed
  • The Wrestling Observer spoke to a WWE source on December 4th that told them rumors that Bryan had been cleared were inaccurate
  • Vince McMahon has told Daniel Bryan that the decision on whether he will wrestle again for WWE, or not, will come from Dr. Joseph Maroon
  • The feud between Bryan and Shane is not meant to build to a match much like Bryan’s feud with Miz never built to one
  • IF Daniel Bryan is cleared by Dr. Maroon then everything could change
    • Apparently there has been talk of Bryan working at SummerSlam next year as well as a limited schedule if he does get cleared
  • Bryan is intent on wrestling next October when his WWE contract expires but has noted that if he gets a negative test before setting out to wrestle again he won’t do it

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