Shawn Daivari says Daniel Bryan was purported to face Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 35



Former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan had an unbelievable feud with Kofi Kingston final 12 months which led to a WrestleMania match. However Bryan was initially not purported to face Kingston, as per former WWE producer Shawn Daivari.

Bryan and Kingston’s rivalry culminated at WrestleMania 35, the place the latter received the WWE Championship for the very first time.

Daivari, on his latest look on the Two Man Energy Journey of Wrestling Podcast, spoke about his time as a producer in WWE, together with the build-up to the WrestleMania 35 match between Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston. Kingston and Bryan had been the ultimate two within the Elimination Chamber match eventually 12 months’s PPV of the identical identify, the place the previous misplaced.

Daivari mentioned that the unique plan was for Daniel Bryan to feud with Kevin Owens and face off towards one another at WrestleMania 35.

“The subsequent SmackDown, Kevin Owens would’ve come again and Kevin Owens and Daniel Bryan would’ve wrestled at WrestleMania. It’d’ve been good, it’d’ve been unhealthy, it’d’ve been detached. Most likely would’ve been nice. The viewers, that electrical energy made Kofi Mania occur and as we all know, that turned out f*cking wonderful.” (H/T Submit Wrestling)

Kofi Kingston received the title at WrestleMania 35 after touchdown the Bother in Paradise after a gruelling 23 minutes within the ring with Daniel Bryan.

How Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston’s feud took place

Daniel Bryan turned heel in late 2018 after successful the WWE Championship on SmackDown. He had an extended feud with AJ Kinds, following which he briefly feuded with Mustafa Ali who sadly suffered an harm. Kofi Kingston changed Ali within the Elimination Chamber match, which additionally featured AJ Kinds, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe and Randy Orton. Though Kingston was unsuccessful, the WWE Universe backed him loudly which resulted in him dealing with Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 35.

Shawn Daivari spoke concerning the electrical ambiance at Elimination Chamber within the match for the WWE Championship and he mentioned that he watched the match from behind the scenes backstage to really feel the power within the enviornment.

Printed 18 Dec 2020, 18:02 IST



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