10 Quick facts about: Daniel Bryan

1.Danielson has cited a number of wrestlers as influences to his style: Toshiaki Kawada, Mitsuharu Misawa, and William Regal.

2.Danielson became a vegan in 2009, after getting elevated liver enzymes and several staph infections.In September 2012, Danielson revealed that he was no longer a vegan due to his inability to find vegan food while travelling on the road for WWE.

3,During a 2014 interview, Danielson stated that he cannot swim or go deep into water due to a ruptured ear drum he suffered in an unspecified 2007 Ring of Honor match against Kenta. Danielson has never had the ruptured ear drum fixed, and he claims he still has problems hearing in his left ear

4.On July 24, 2014, Danielson and his wife came home to find two burglars attempting to break into their home. Danielson caught one of the burglars and held him in a rear naked chokehold until police arrived, but the second burglar managed to escape.

5.n 2009, Danielson relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has begun training in mixed martial arts at Randy Couture’s Xtreme Couture gym.He was also roommates with Xtreme Couture’s head grappling trainer, Neil Melanson.

6.Danielson’s relationship with his wife WWE Diva Brie Bella is regularly featured in the WWE reality series Total Divas on the E! Network.

7.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).

8.He was awarded the 2013 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award.

9.On August 23, 2009, ROH announced that Danielson had signed a deal with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).Danielson made his d├ębut as a WWE contracted wrestler on January 4, 2010, in a dark match prior to Raw, defeating Chavo Guerrero.

10.On February 16, it was announced that he would wrestle on the first season of the NXT show, using the name Daniel Bryan, with The Miz as his storyline mentor.