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Daniel Bryan plans to keep wrestling until he’s 70, at least

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Remember when it seemed like Daniel Bryan would never wrestle again, at least for WWE? And the reports of the damage done to his brain during his years of wrestling were so scary that a lot fans were sad but grateful that WWE wouldn’t let him wrestle?

How about when Bryan mysteriously disappeared from SmackDown and house show results for a few weeks after WrestleMania 35, and we all started to fear it meant bad news about his health and future was right around the corner?

Bryan undoubtedly remembers, but he’s never been one to let that stand between him and his love of performing in the ring. In fact, as he told SI.com in an interview he did at least partially in his current heel persona, DB doesn’t ever plan on stopping:

“There are people who say, ‘I only want to do this for three or four more years,’ or ‘I only want to do this until I’m 45.’

No. I want to do this until I’m 70. Months before I die, I want to be doing a wrestling show. I won’t be able to do the stuff I do now, but I want to go out and do this thing I’ve been passionate about wrestling my entire life. I want to do that my whole life.”

On the one hand, as a lot of the wrestling community is celebrating the passion for the business Jon Moxley expressed on Talk Is Jericho, it’s great to see Bryan doing what he loves - and planning to do it for as long as he possibly can. He’s also someone who’s so mindful of how he treats his body, and who should be smart enough to adjust his wrestling style as that body ages, that working some kind of match at 70 isn’t that outlandish a notion.

On the other hand... just take care of yourself, alright, Bryan? We worry about you.