Daniel Bryan Biography
Birthday: May 22, 1981 (Gemini)
Born In: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Daniel Bryan (Bryan Lloyd Danielson) is a former American wrestler, famously known by his ring name ‘American Dragon’. Throughout his career, Dan has earned several titles due to his deceptive play and technical finesse. He happens to be a three times WWE Champion and one time World Heavyweight champion. Daniel’s beginnings were quite humble though, but he rose from the financial limitations and was trained in Shawn Michael’s school of wrestling ‘Texas Wrestling Academy, where he was coached by Rudy Gonzalez. He was signed on for WWE, then called WWF, back in 2000, but the environment didn’t suit his style of wrestling and he started exhibiting his skills in other wrestling tournaments such as Ring of Honour, where he secured Pure Wrestling Championship and ROH World Championship. However, it was in WWF that he obtained the moniker ‘American Dragon’, which is stuck to him even now. Ring of Honour shaped him up to be a ruthless wrestler, who would secure win by any method whatsoever, by hook or by crook. Upon making his comeback to WWE in 2009, Daniel played magnificently and earned several titles to his name, starting feuds with the biggest WWE superstars. Due to medical complications, Daniel bid his farewell to professional wrestling career at a young age of 34. But he remained closely associated with the ring and in 2016 he was named the General Manager of Smackdown, once WWE brand extension made a comeback.