Daniel Bryan was recently interviewed by Al Arabiya English where he discussed a number of topics. Among them were the upcoming “Greatest Royal Rumble,” John Cena, his WWE contract and more.

Bryan was recently medically cleared to return to in-ring competition. You can see a video of his speech after he heard the news below:

Daniel Bryan thanks the WWE Universe after being cleared to compete: SmackDown LIVE, March 20, 2018

Below are some questions along with Bryan’s answers. It should be noted that this interview was conducted before he was medically cleared:

What are your thoughts on WWE’s upcoming Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia?

This is something that I’m really excited about. I don’t know if I’m coming or not, but I’m crossing my fingers that I am coming to the show in Saudi Arabia on April 27th. Wrestlemania is a big event, the biggest event of the year for us, but I think, historically, the show on the 27th might end up being more important, if you look at where WWE’s trajectory goes and our influence on the region. I think it’s really cool that we’re having such a big show in a stadium in Saudi Arabia with them behind it, because that could be a shift to more shows in the region where we obviously have a huge fan base.

If you look at Wrestlemania, it’s huge, and I don’t want to dismiss that at all, but what we’re doing in Saudi Arabia… You can tell that they’re not just doing a show in Saudi Arabia, it’s a 50-person Royal Rumble match that’s bringing every person from both brands. One it’s a huge expense but it also shows how much we’re putting into it, and how much Saudi Arabia is putting into it, and if it’s really successful, how much that means we’ll be in the region more. I think that’s super cool.

John Cena is also a part of your life as well, and he’s just a person who’s not just about changing the world in a macro sense but very much on an individual basis, the kids he meets with and the ways he’s able to affect peoples lives. Do you feel responsibility in that way too, especially coming to something like the Special Olympics?

Yes. I also feel the responsibility of being a good role model. One of the things that’s really hard is meeting with kids and making them feel that they’re important to you, and everything that they’re going through is just as important as everything everyone else is going through. I think that’s one of the most important things to me, when I connect with kids like Connor, is working with them as individuals. With some people it’s hard because schedules get so busy, but WWE does a great job of saying here’s an individual with a problem, and they really look up to you. We get to go and take their mind of their problems and I think that that’s—I don’t know.

For a long time I felt guilty about being a part of entertainment because I felt that it’s a very selfish industry. Why do you want to go out in spandex tights and go out and play-fight with people? Uh, because it’s fun? And I love it? But how is that benefiting the world? I don’t know, but doing more things like that makes me feel like I’m benefiting the world a little bit.

I wanted to set the record straight on a recent report that’s been floating around. Is September 23rd the day your contract expires?

No, no. I had somebody say that to me on my Twitter. They said, does your contract expire on September 23rd? And I was like, how do people even know that. But no, my contract actually runs out September 1st, which is actually the day of the All In show, but it’s funny because that doesn’t compute. I was in the Bahrain Comic Con the last two days, and we did Q&As, and at each one, somebody asked me about that. They said, ‘are you going to be at All In’? I’m not. I don’t know what to tell you. But yeah, my contract is up September 1st.

They also discuss working with the Special Olympics, WWE’s global reach and more.

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