Let me start off by saying that Bryan Danielson is not only a consummate professional but he is one of the nicest guys in the business.
I’ve gotten dozens of emails asking me if I think that the whole situation with Danielson (in his Daniel Bryan WWE persona) was just a “work” and it was supposed to be part of a grand picture (last night’s return at SummerSlam).
This is strictly my opinion. I think that the initial “firing” may have had merit but with an asterik. That meaning they planned to bring him back at the right time and last night… Read more.
Bryan Danielson, who returned to WWE last night as Daniel Bryan, will still fulfill his commitments to Dragon Gate USA. He will wrestle on the events on Sept. 25th in Chicago and Sept. 26th in Milwaukee. Tickets for both events are now on sale in the DGUSA.tv Store or by calling 267-519-9744.
It will be Danielson vs. YAMATO in Chicago and Danielson vs. Jon Moxley in Milwaukee. We’ll have much more info in the upcoming weeks at DGUSA.tv.
Dragon Gate USA would like to thank World Wrestling Entertainment for allowing Bryan to keep these commitments.
In other news, Shingo vs… Read more.
Ring of Honor has replaced booker Adam Pearce with Hunter (Delirious) Johnston according to a report by Mike Johnson at www.pwinsider.com… Read more.
WWE.com posted a news item during Smackdown tonight that spoiled a major surprise that hadn’t happened at the time the item was posted.
The news item spoke about Daniel Bryan returning to WWE as the 7th member of Team WWE and was pulled a few minutes after it had been posted. Several websites reported on the item (including a Twitter post from @1wrestling) before it was pulled.
Follow us on Twitter @1wrestling… Read more.
Summerslam Final Analysis
Kofi Kingston v Dolph Ziggler, No Contest due to Nexus’ attack.
Melina d Alicia Fox, New Divas Champion. After the match, Lay-Cool attacked Melina.
Big Show d Joseph Mercury, Luke Gallows and C.M. Punk
Randy Orton d Sheamus (by DQ) — WWE Title Match. Sheamus retains his title
Kane d Rey Mysterio — World Title Match — After several teases, Undertaker showed up in the casket and attacked Kane. Kane ended up laying out the Dead Man
John Cena, Edge, Chris Jericho, R-Truth, Bret Hart, John Morrison and Daniel Bryan d Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, David Otuna, Skip Sheffield, Michael Tarver… Read more.
WWE ran the first of the “Smackdown on SyFy” promo. Then they went to a highlight reel of Summerslam AXXess.
Nexus walked in the back. WWE looked back at the events leading up to the 7-on-7 match.
Nexus v Team WWE
7-on-7 Tag Team Elimination Match
Nexus came out first. No big surprise there. All seven men entered to awit their opponents. John Cena’s music rang out. Dnea walked out in a new t-shirt. Bright orange had been replaced by a more sedate bluish-purple. Cena waited at the end of the ramp for his partners. Edge then joined the fray.He stood next to Cena… Read more.
Orton got back in the ring and kicked the chair out of the ring.
Sheamus was down and out. Sheamus was announced as the WWE Champ. Sheamus looked to have a concussion, just from the look in hi8s dazed eyes. THe trainer and ref helped him to his feet. There was a “We Want Miz” chant. Sheamus refused help.
WWE went to a promo for the new John Cenamovie. I’ve heard serious Oscar talk as Best Supporting Actor for Cena. I’m dead serious. I will likely go down to the great little theater in downtown Fallon to see Legendary.
MIz apparently passed on… Read more.