Daniel Bryan, now Brian Danielson, let his WWE contract expire and is now a free agent. Since his WWE contract has expired, he is free to sign anywhere without a 90-day non-compete clause. It appears that has already happened.
When it comes to merchandising and marketing, Vince McMahon’s company put him off any future plans. The general idea in WWE is that Bryan Danielson is likely to move to AEW. A new report has confirmed this.
Brian Danielson is enjoying his vacation away from pro wrestling, but he is not going to be away for long. After much speculation from fans, bodyslam.net has confirmed that Bearded Goat has entered into a deal with All Elite Wrestling.
In an update about the future of Brian Danielson (fka Daniel Bryan), a source has told me that he is “locked in” and 100% has already signed a contract with AEW.
There is also news that Brian Danielson wanted to work on fewer dates for the same amount of money. He also wanted the ability to work in Japan and have input on his character. All those requests to him were accepted.
AEW is gathering some big momentum with the return of live fans. Tony Khan also indicated that the company has some big signatures, and some of them are yet to be known. They have brought on Malakai Black and Andrade El Idolo in recent memory. It also adds to the rumor that CM Punk is keen to join him.
We will continue to monitor this ongoing story as more information becomes available. It won’t be a big surprise to see Brian Danielson return to AEW anytime soon.
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