Daniel Bryan

  • Born: 05/22/1981 in Aberdeen, Washington
  • Birthname: Daniel Bryan
  • Height & Weight: 5'10", 210 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Championship/WWE World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
  • World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
  • WWE Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Kane
  • WWE United States Championship (1 time)
  • Money in the Bank (SmackDown 2011)
  • ROH Pure Championship (1 time)
  • ROH World Championship (1 time)
  • 26th WWE Triple Crown Champion
  • 15th WWE Grand Slam Champion

In WWE, Danielson is a four-time world champion: a three-time WWE Champion/WWE World Heavyweight Champion and a one-time World Heavyweight Champion. He is also a former United States Champion, had a 245-day reign as WWE Tag Team Champion as part of Team Hell No, and is a Money in the Bank winner. Danielson has headlined several major pay-per-view events for WWE, including WrestleMania XXX, and was awarded the 2013 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award.

Prior to joining WWE, Danielson wrestled for various companies using both his real name and the ring name (and later nickname) “American Dragon”. He had a notable tenure in Ring of Honor (ROH), becoming a one-time ROH World Champion, and the final ROH Pure Wrestling Champion (unifying the Pure title and World title). Along with CM Punk, Danielson is one of only two men to have won the WWE, World Heavyweight and ROH World championships.

Danielson has also wrestled extensively in Japan including in Pro Wrestling Noah (NOAH), where he held the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship, and in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former co-holder of the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. He has also wrestled on the independent circuit, where he won various titles – most notably two PWG World Championships, the wXw World Heavyweight Championship and the FIP Heavyweight Championship.

Notable Matches

vs CM Punk at Over the Limit 2012

vs Dolph Ziggler at Bragging Rights 2010

Money in the Bank 2011

vs John Cena at Summerslam 2013

vs Randy Orton and Batista at Wrestlemania XXX

vs Takeshi Morishima at ROH Manhattan Mayhem II on August 25th 2007

vs KENTA at ROH Glory By Honor on September 16th 2006

vs Nigel McGuinness on August 12th 2006

vs Naruki Doi on September 6th 2009

vs Bad News Barrett vs Dean Ambrose vs Dolph Ziggler vs Stardust vs Luke Harper at Wrestlemania 31

Notable Feuds

vs Chris Hero

vs Nigel McGuinness

vs CM Punk

vs The Miz

vs Mark Henry

vs Kane

vs The Authority

Other Notable Achievements

PWG World Championship (2 times)

ROH Survival of the Fittest (2004)

APW Worldwide Internet Championship (1 time)

King of the Indies (2001)

ASW World Heavy Middleweight Championship (1 time)

ECWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Low Ki

Evolve Match of the Year (2010) vs. Munenori Sawa on September 11

NWA Canadian Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

FIP Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

IWA Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

MCW Southern Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

MCW Southern Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Spanky[1]

NWA Mid-South NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Curry Man

Best of the American Super Juniors (2004)

GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

TWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Spanky

wXw World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Ambition 1 (2010)

WSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Best Technical Wrestler (2005—2013)