Originally posted on Fight Booth  |  Last updated 8/7/14
Daniel Bryan was never supposed to win the main event of WrestleMania, in fact it is questionable as to whether it was ever planned for him to be a babyface going into the event let alone leaving as the all-conquering, triumphant hero World Champion. Back at the start 2014, after months of the company booking him into screw job finishes in main events, he was inexplicably turned heel and paired with the Wyatt family. This was Vince McMahon’s direct attempt to silence the majority who were cheering for him above all others, and a reaction entirely to the closing segment of the Slammy’s in Seattle. The heel turn was thankfully short, as McMahon got wind of the fact that the ‘Yes’ chant was catching on across sports teams in the US and was getting main stream publicity meaning it was nonsensical to continue with him as a bad guy. Yet still the obvious position for him to compete in & win the Royal Rumble was not forthcoming. Thankfully for Bryan the crowd at the Rumble completely r...
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