Daniel Bryan On His Fustration About Not Being Able To Wrestle, WWE wrestlers being Overexposed, More

While on tour in India doing promotional work for WWE, Daniel Bryan spoke with The Statesman. Here are some interview highlights:

On WWE stars facing overexposure with three hours of Raw and two hours of Smackdown:

“Now, what we see is a three hour RAW and two hour SmackDown. While the previous generation’s struggle was getting exposure, we battle overexposure. So, the ones who handle overexposure the best and manage to not get the fans bored are the ones who end up wrestling for years. They know how to interact with people in all the settings, so it’s just natural that they become popular.”

On teaming with Kane:

“Literally, working with Kane was one of the finest parts of my career. It took me to the next level. People couldn’t wait to see us together on TV because we were really entertaining. He has wrestled for a while and he has been wrestling for a long time, with all the great guys, including The Rock, Steve Austin, so it was a great learning experience. Kane is a wonderful human being. He is a pleasure to be around.”


On his frustration with being kept out of the ring:

“My wife (Brie Bella) is a wrestler, so she is on the ring, and I am just sitting, it is difficult… when I am upset, when I am angry, wrestling was always there as an outlet.. I could go, drop and kick… you can call your mom and you can call your sister… but sometimes you just need a physical outlet… I don’t know how to cope with this situation.”

“I think the frustrating part for me with the injuries is feeling like I’ve almost let the fans down because they’re the ones who pushed me to the super high level,” Bryan told Sportskeeda.com. “They were the ones who, without them, I would’ve never gotten here. They were the ones who wanted it so bad, so it’s almost like, I feel like I let them down.”


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