Well that’s odd. One of the biggest WWE stories of the last few weeks has been that of Daniel Bryan, who was forced to leave SmackDown after failing to take the Universal Title from Roman Reigns. After the match was over, news broke that Bryan’s WWE contract had expired, meaning that he would be a free agent, able to go anywhere that he wanted. That opened some doors, but now we might have a bit of a twist.

NXT United Kingdom Champion Walter was recently a guest on After The Bell. During the interview, Walter mentioned that he would be interested in facing Bryan, listing him as one of his dream opponents on the current roster. However, the mention of Bryan was removed from the clip of the interview that WWE released on YouTube, leaving only Cesaro and Finn Balor as potential opponents. The Bryan mention is still in the full podcast. There is still no word on Bryan re-signing with WWE or signing elsewhere.

Something is missing. Check out the clip released by WWE and a look at what might be waiting for Bryan:

Tyler Bate sends WALTER crashing to the arena floor: NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff

WALTER and Ilja Dragunov’s epic showdown: NXT UK, Oct. 29, 2020

Opinion: Just thinking of the idea of Bryan vs. Walter is enough to get you excited and this has me closer to believing that we might get to see it. There may not be two people better at the David vs. Goliath style in WWE, if not the world today, and the possibilities are almost hard to wrap your head around. Bryan going over to challenge Walter on the big stage could be incredible, and that’s what makes this situation special.

Just the idea that Bryan could pop up anywhere makes this feel like such a different kind of story. Bryan could be on AEW Dynamite this week, show up at Ring of Honor or New Japan, or maybe as the next person to try and slay the giant. There may be no one better in the world today at getting the fans to believe in him and this is the kind of match that has me wanting to see just what could happen.

Will this match happen? How would it go? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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