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Daniel Bryan doesn’t seem to trust WWE to tell long-term stories

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We’re working our way toward a long-awaited Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz match. It’s a rivalry that’s existed since Bryan first showed up on WWE programming back in 2010, and it amazingly got even hotter during DB’s retirement.

A lot of people desperately want to see them fight as soon as possible, but some would like the anticipation to continue to build until a titantic clash at WrestleMania 35 next spring.

While he had him as a guest on the Gorilla Position podcast, James Delow floated the idea of a long build to a Beard vs. A-Lister ‘Mania main event to Bryan.

He was... dubious:

“I am definitely up for it. My question - you ask me that question, I will answer it with a question. Do you trust WWE with telling that story from now until WrestleMania 35? [laughs] Like, what in the last several years has shown to you that something like that is possible here?”

Delow responds with Bryan’s WWE Title win at WrestleMania 30, suggesting maybe DB himself is the key to unlocking long-term booking at The ‘E. But Brie’s husband shoots that notion down:

“Yeah, if something accidentally happens [laughs] and, yeah, they’ve got no control over it, it’s possible that it can happen.”

In fairness, however, he understands why his bosses might not want to wait. And he doesn’t really want to wait either!

“I think that would be awesome, I think it would be something that the fans would be excited to see, whether or not we can prolong - because people want to see me punch Miz in the face. I want to punch Miz in the face. Whether we can prolong that on television for that period of time? I don’t know.”

Agree? Disagree? Check out Delow’s entire chat with Bryan here.

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