Former WWE Superstar Claims Daniel Bryan is the ‘Modern-Day’ Bret Hart!

Published 08/07/2021, 1:00 PM EDT


Bryan Danielson fka Daniel Bryan from his time in WWE is arguably one of the hottest free agents in the pro-wrestling industry right now.

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It is strongly rumored that Bryan has inked a deal with Tony Khan’s company and is expected to make headlines by making a surprise entry in one of their shows.

The thing that makes Bryan such a desirable wrestler is because of his in-ring techniques that make his matches look like poetry in motion, Right from delivering to roe maneuvers to his submission prowess, Bryan Daniel is a sight to behold.

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However, many wrestling personnel believes that Bryan is a living shadow of the great Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, who is also known for his in-ring abilities.

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In a recent interview with Levi Cooper, fka Tucker spoke on the Wrestling Inc. Daily podcast, and talked about how Daniel Bryan resembles so much of ‘The Hitman’.

In the interview, Tucker mentioned Bryan was always the “man” in the locker room and inside the squared circle.

He said, “To me, Daniel Bryan is the modern-day Bret Hart,” Cooper expressed. “He’s the man. He’s the best. Whether it comes to his mind and talking through how and why we’re going to do things or whether it comes to the execution of said thing in the ring, I don’t think you or me could point out somebody or defend somebody better than him at either of those two things. [h/t Wrestlinginc.com]

Bret Hart teased a fantasy match against Daniel Bryan

Earlier this year in January, ‘The Hitman’ posted a photo on Instagram in which he holds a fantasy card that said Bret Hart vs Daniel Bryan.

 

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This simple post surely sparked a wave of emotions amongst the wrestling fans to see two generations collide inside a classic wrestling match.

The reason why Tucker compared Bryan to Hitman is pretty obvious. It is solely because of Bryan’s technical submission abilities and his wrestling style.

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‘The Miracle Kid’ uses ‘Yes Lock’ as his finishing move which is a devastating cross face on his opponents. Hitman used the traditional ‘Sharpshooter’ as his finisher through which he won many glorious matches.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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