Topics included; his name change, the risks of the independent scene, Jerry Lawler, working against bigger wrestlers, his health issues and his dating life.Here are some of the highlights: On how he went from Bryan Danielson to Daniel Bryan: "For years, I wrestled on the independents as Bryan Danielson, which happens to be my real name.AJ Lee, The Bella Twins, and Victoria were signed to developmental contracts by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in June 2007 and were assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), WWE's then-developmental territory, in Tampa, Florida.The duo quickly started a scripted rivalry with Neidhart and Crawford, and had a series of matches against them throughout October 2007.So, the creative geniuses at the WWE -- to own the intellectual property -- have switched my name around to Daniel Bryan.
You're huddled next to two other dudes, also in spandex.Sometimes, a relationship is used as the impetus for a feud as one person cheats on their significant other or they're pursued by another man or womanthink of the love triangle between Matt Hardy, Lita and Edge.Other times, we see two people pick each other up when they've been knocked down like Miss Elizabeth's role for Randy Savage.Then, of course, there are those times where Mark Henry impregnates Mae Young with a hand and all sanity goes out the window.To celebrate this day, let's take a look at the current WWE roster's on-screen couples and examine the good, the bad and the ugly of these torrid love affairs of the squared circle.I did not come up with Daniel Bryan, William Regal did.I actually had a list of names that included Buddy Peacock and Lloyd Bonaire. Sampson was literally 5 feet away and there's all this emergency staff and all kinds of stuff. On top of that, we have trainers and masseuses at television.[Laughs.]" On being a smaller wrestler, wrestling much bigger men: "I actually detached my retina against this 350 pound Japanese man who was punching me in the face.But the first time I was in there with Big Show, I really had the feeling of being a helpless baby. The doctor who had me do it gave me a lot of books.As a part of their on-screen personas, they switched places behind the referee's back if one of them was hurt. They also occasionally competed in mixed tag team matches, teaming with male wrestlers including Kofi Kingston and Robert Anthony.They also made some non-wrestling appearances on Heath Miller's Happy Hour promo segment.