Bryan Danielson Reveals Why He Wants To Win AEW World Title

Bryan Danielson isn’t interested in being the top guy.

A lot comes with being a world champion in a wrestling promotion. Many would argue that a world champion is the face of a company through their title reign.

In an interview with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Danielson shared his mindset about being the champion.

“For me, it’s not about being the top guy. I don’t care about that. And it’s not about leading the locker room. You can be a leader without the title. I like the feeling of big championship matches. Championship matches are my favorite kind of matches to wrestle. It’s a different feeling from anything else,”

“This is an opportunity to create more excitement. I’m pretty pumped about the title tournament. It just lends gravity to all these matches. I’m really excited,” 

“I want to be world champion because being in championship matches is unlike anything else. Those matches, they’ve got a different tension. I love the feeling of a big title match. Those are the feelings and emotions I’m chasing,”

Bryan Danielson to Sports Illustrated

Danielson will face Chris Jericho in a semi-final match in the AEW Grand Slam Tournament of Champions on the September 14 episode of AEW Dynamite. 

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