Daniel Bryan recently did an interview discussing his WWE career and more, here are some highlights:
on how he was eliminated from the Rumble:
I mean, I was more disappointed than anyone else, I think. [laughs] Because to go from the top where your headlining a show like WrestleMania and then come back and you’re in a spot where you don’t have anything certain for WrestleMania. It’s hard. As a WWE Superstar, sometimes you think “Okay, I know the lay of the land.” It’s going to be these matches and these matches and these matches at WrestleMania. And so if you’re not in that batch…my situation was this. I was either going to be in the main event of WrestleMania or I was going to be fifth or sixth from the top. And it’s a huge difference, you know what I mean? So it was pretty disappointing.
on how fan reactions change storylines in WWE:
I think that’s one of the coolest parts about our job. In no other place do fans have this much power. Last year the fans definitely affected change for me as far what they did. I was never supposed to be thought of for that spot. And so the fans were the ones who pushed and made their voices heard. And that’s powerful. And that kind of power is special and something that makes the WWE completely unique.
on if he will be in the Intercontinental ladder match at WrestleMania 31:
I’d be thrilled. I’d love it. To me, right now, the Intercontinental Title stuff is some of the funnest stuff on television. As far as the WWE goes and the stories. You have a lot of skilled performers who are getting to be in it, and going back to the thing we said before, about reaching different demographics, R-Truth has been hilarious during this whole thing. Like, trying to constantly steal the Intercontinental Championship and all that kind of stuff. And when you’re in a Ladder Match with a bunch of other people, it’s different than everything else on the show. So you really have the chance to go out there and not only be highlighted, but also actually steal the show.
Tags: Daniel Bryan, Royal Rumble 2015, WrestleMania 31