SmackDown Live Superstar Samoa Joe recently opened up on the Wrestling Compadres Podcast on Daniel Bryan’s return to the ring could mean.

Joe first discusses how Southern California has created multiple Superstars:

“I think a lot of people in the southern California scene you’re finding at the forefront of the industry. I feel like at times when certain areas explode. Southern California had a big explosion with myself, and even though he’s a Washington guy, he burst on the scene in California – I’m talking about Daniel Bryan, and Shinsuke Nakamura was a Los Angeles Dojo guy. A lot of the guys that came out of the Southern California area are really… if they haven’t made it in the forefront of the industry, they are definitely out and about so it’s pretty cool.”

Joe gave his thoughts on Bryan’s return:

“I take it in kind of a mixed bag. Obviously, I think it is awesome that he is back. It’s one thing I say about him is that he is a very diligent and determined guy. He has fought this for years to be cleared, and I know he wouldn’t do it if he didn’t think it was something he shouldn’t be doing.”

Joe would then open up about what Bryan returning to the ring could mean for the business:

“What I feel now – I think in general we are heavily involved with PRP, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is definitely on the table for recovery and rehab. I give our training staff a lot of credit, they are really diligent about us going out there. Obviously, there is a lot of bunk science and a lot of fads, but I give us credit that our guys are a lot more open-minded and are definitely trying to find the newer techniques that do work and give every advantage to our athletes to recover and get back in the ring.”

You can find a classic match between Bryan and Joe below:

Bryan Danielson (Daniel Bryan) vs. Samoa Joe

What are your thoughts on Bryan returning? Did you know Nakamura trained in a Southern Californian dojo?

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