It isn’t every day your dream of becoming a wrestler comes true, let alone wrestling for two of the biggest companies in America. What’s even rarer is the ability to transition from a scrawny nobody on a show that was predicted to fail to become one of the most beloved wrestlers and general managers of WWE Smackdown LIVE.
With a combined forty years in the business, WWE’s Big Show and Daniel Bryan have survived firings, controversies, poor bookings and embarrassing moments. As winners of multiple championships, they were plagued with personal struggles and potential career-ending injuries.
The Koalition had an opportunity to speak to the pair during NYC Toy Fair as they discussed today’s roster of wrestlers, the recent WWE firings, the impending epic match between Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho at Wrestle Kingdom 12, locker room secrets as Daniel Bryan teases a possible return to the ring (will he physically retaliate against his former tag team partner Kane) and more.
Check it out below.