Bryan Danielson Would Love To Go On First At AEW Revolution

Bryan Danielson Would Love To Go On First At AEW Revolution AEW

Bryan Danielson says he would love to go on first at AEW Revolution.

At AEW Revolution, Bryan Danielson will challenge MJF in a 60 minute Iron Man match for the AEW World Championship.

The bout is currently scheduled to be the main event of the pay-per-view, but “The American Dragon” would love for the bout to open this Sunday’s show.

Speaking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Danielson discussed wanting to talk Tony Khan into having the Iron Man match open the event. He said:

“I would love to convince Tony [Khan] to let us go first, mostly because I go to bed really early. On Sunday, my wife couldn’t believe this; I went to bed at 8:03.”

“There is a chance I will be going to the ring at that time this Sunday. We’ll be in San Francisco, and the idea of wrestling at five is much more suited to my personality.”

Speaking on natural comparisons that his bout with MJF might get to the WrestleMania 12 Iron Man match between Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart, Bryan stated:

“That was billed as these two great wrestlers wrestling for an hour, and it meant a big deal to me when I watched it. It was a slower match upfront, and I just don’t think you could do that today at the end of an AEW pay-per-view.”

“The undercard on WrestleMania 12 wasn’t nearly as exciting as the undercard of Revolution is going to be.”

“We’re going to be following a lot of great stuff, including the Mox-‘Hangman’ Texas Deathmatch. The promoters from yesteryear would say that you don’t follow blood with wrestling, but that’s exactly what we’re doing.”

“So it presents those types of challenges. To me, that’s exciting. This is maybe the biggest challenge I’ve put in front of myself in my entire career. I can’t think of anything else with more pressure mentally or physically.”

Danielson continued on to further explain how he and MJF can hold the attention of the fans in San Francisco for 60 minutes, saying:

“The biggest concern is holding the live crowd’s attention. It is very important to have statement moments scattered regularly throughout the match.”

“Having just read two books by Cormac McCarthy, he’s a great study in minimalism when it comes to fiction. He has these incredible sentences that hit you right in the heart. We need those sprinkled throughout the match, and plot twists.”

“Overall, it needs to be a compelling narrative where the live crowd feels it. I know, 100%, the matches before us are going to be outstanding. We’re going an hour, and we can’t have a stinker. This is the last match of the night.”

Also on the card for this Sunday’s event, Jon Moxley will face Hangman Adam Page in a Texas Death Match, The Elite will defend the AEW World Trios Championships against House of Black, and much more.

For the full lineup for AEW Revolution, click here.

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