Fresh off another upsetting defeat at a WWE pay-per-view, Daniel Bryan was kind enough to hop on the phone with me to discuss the events at Hell in a Cell, WWE 2K14—which releases on Tuesday—his unnamed running knee strike, his fiancee, Brie Bella, and an assortment of other things.
Because the interview was done over the phone, I took the liberty to add some gameplay from WWE 2K14 featuring Daniel Bryan as a backdrop. It seemed appropriate.
Many of you are probably already huge Daniel Bryan fans, but I can say that after this interview I came away an even bigger supporter of him than I was before. It is rare when Superstars can almost seamlessly blend their real personality with their on-screen persona.
What should Daniel Bryan's running knee strike be called?
Bryan accomplishes that, and the results have been golden.
Take a look and listen to the interview and keep an ear out for the community participation aspect of the discussion. Bryan is willing to listen to fans who want to help him name his running knee strike. After all, such an awesome finisher maneuver should have a fancier name than the “running knee strike.”
The game seemed to be a hit amongst the Superstars in the WWE locker room. During the broadcast when the Prime Time Players were shown playing the game—before they were interrupted by Bob Backlund—it looked like they were actually enjoying it.
In case you haven’t had an opportunity to take a look at the full review, you can read it here. Here’s also a gameplay video featuring the Prime Time Players taking The Shield, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins.
After such an epic yet disappointing loss on Sunday night, it’ll be interesting to see what transpires Monday night on Raw. Most of the WWE universe will be watching to see what Shawn Michaels has to say for himself after delivering some Sweet Chin Music to Bryan and costing him the WWE title.
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