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Daniel Bryan’s return to an old look has the internet asking big questions

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Whatever else happened when he got dragged through the ring to Bray Wyatt’s interdimensional barber shop, Daniel Bryan got a cut & trim.

After achieving the biggest moments of his career as a shaggy-haired beard-o, Bryan returned at TLC with a look we haven’t seen since his was a contestant on the old faux-reality competition version of NXT. Or more famously, since he was wrestling under his real name (Bryan Danielson) in Ring of Honor & elsewhere and calling himself The American Dragon.

This throwback to roughly a decade ago has fans scratching their heads. Not because they’re not happy to see a pre-YES! Movement version of his character, but because, well, does he age?

Is Bryan the sports-entertainment version of Paul Rudd?

His wife or sister-in-law’s guess at Bryan’s youthful secret has Renee Young rethinking her lifestyle:

Meanwhile, a fan thought the new/old look DBD reminded them of someone else, so they put their Photoshop skills to work and made it impossible to unsee:

To which we can only respond:

Mind blown?