In a surprising turn of events, Bryan Danielson, a renowned figure in the world of professional wrestling, has made an unexpected comeback despite a recent injury. Last month, Danielson sustained a broken orbital bone, a setback that led to his absence from the AEW Full Gear 2023 pay-per-view.
Initially, it seemed this injury would sideline him for the remainder of the year. However, defying expectations, AEW announced his return for the Continental Classic tournament, igniting excitement among fans as the tournament commenced on Nov.
22 on Dynamite. Danielson's resilience is nothing short of legendary in the wrestling community. His career, marked by a series of injuries, has been a testament to his unyielding spirit. In a candid conversation with ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, Brie Garcia, Danielson's wife, and former wrestler, Brie Bella, shed light on his indomitable will.
She revealed that Danielson initially downplayed his latest injury, attempting to endure the pain. “Our bodies may age, but mentally, we stay in the fight," Garcia remarked. "Bryan's strength is remarkable. Even with a broken orbital bone, he brushed off the pain, claiming he was fine until his nose went numb.
That was the point when medical intervention became unavoidable, and X-rays confirmed the severity of his condition”.
Danielson's Comeback Delayed
The story of Danielson's injury and subsequent return adds another chapter to his legacy of perseverance.
He is not slated to compete in the first week of the Continental Classic. This could indicate that he has not yet been medically cleared for air travel, a necessary component given the nature of professional wrestling tours.
Fans and commentators eagerly await updates on his status for the upcoming week. Danielson's journey is an inspiring reminder of the grit and determination that define the world of professional wrestling. His ability to confront and overcome physical challenges speaks to his character and dedication to the sport. As the Continental Classic unfolds, all eyes will be on Danielson, eagerly anticipating his next move in the ring.