CM Punk Botches Bryan Danielson’s Name During Commentary on AEW Dynamite

Published 10/17/2021, 9:20 AM EDT


CM Punk and Bryan Danielson go back a long way. The two gifted athletes have wrestled each other in WWE and even before signing with WWE, they squared off on the indies.

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However, their most notable run was with WWE where Danielson was known as Daniel Bryan, and on last night’s AEW Dynamite during a match between Danielson and his old rival Bobby Fish, Punk accidentally used Danielson’s WWE name, Daniel Bryan on commentary.

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CM Punk was doing his commentary on last night’s AEW Dynamite and given his mic skills, we all know that Punk is great with anything which involves a microphone. However, Punk made a mistake last night by calling Bryan Danielson by his WWE name.

Will CM Punk and Bryan Danielson cross paths in AEW

Back when these two were wrestling for WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, Punk and Bryan delivered one of the most iconic matches and promos while feuding against each other.

ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 31: CM Punk and Mark Henry battle during their WWE match at the WWE Monday Night Raw Supershow Halloween event at the Philips Arena on October 31, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images)

This was around the time when WWE pushed Bryan in regular main event status and it became an instant classic when these two individuals met.

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However, it looks like AEW President Tony Khan is in no rush to put Bryan and Punk in the same ring since they have their personal winning streaks in AEW.

It will be interesting to see how and when Tony Khan comes up with the idea and a brilliant storyline with ‘The Best in the World’ and the ‘American Dragon’.

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It is certain that wrestling fans will pay their every buck to see the two athletes having a feud and doing the things we best know them for.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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