Photo Credit: All Elite Wrestling (Bryan Danielson)
All Elite Wrestling’s Bryan Danielson was the latest guest on One Fall with Ron Funches to discuss a wide variety of subjects. When asked about his desire to give back to the younger talents in the company, Danielson said he considers himself to be at the service point of his career.
“So my goal, I don’t even know if it’s a goal what I feel like my job is in wrestling at this point is service,” Bryan Danielson said. “That’s actually what brings me the most joy. Me being champion or anything like that if they really wanted me to be champion if AEW really wanted me to be a champion or whatever it is. I’d do it if they thought it was good for business or whatever it is, but that’s not what inspires me or what brings me joy, like being able to get in the ring with younger talent and being able to give back, all that kind of stuff.
“That’s the stuff that brings value to my life now, especially as an older wrestler; as somebody who’s 41, I don’t need the spotlight. Nor do I really even want the spotlight, right? I’d rather, you know –I would just assume so — I love that AEW does AEW Dark and AEW Dark Elevation on YouTube. And I love those platforms, and I would love just being on those shows. And I would love to do that. But I think Tony Khan pays me too much money to do that. He wants me to be on their TV show and all that kind of stuff. But I would be just as happy, if probably not more happy.
“One, because I love to wrestle still. I love being out there in front of the crowd. But being able to wrestle and then also helping people achieve their dreams in wrestling as well. So those are the things that really inspire me and light up my brain and the things that I think about when I’m on the road and that sort of thing that are not family related or thinking about like, okay, oh, this would be cool, or this would be cool or Oh, when he approached me with wrestling like Daniel Garcia. I was like, man, that sounds great. I would love to do that.”
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