Daniel Bryan will no longer be working on the WWE blue brand after losing the "Career vs. Title" match against Roman Reigns this past Friday night, but how much longer will it be before the leader of the "Yes! Movement" is done with WWE altogether?
During a recent interview with TV Line to promote his match against "The Tribal Chief" before this past Friday night's edition of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX, the future WWE Hall of Fame legend spoke about how he is still trying to find the perfect balance of a good work schedule for his lifestyle at this point in his career.
Additionally, he touched on his contract coming to an end soon and how he suffered a neck injury during a recent tag-team match while talking with the digital media outlet.
Featured below are some of the highlights from the interview.
On his contract coming to an end soon and suffering a neck injury during a recent tag-team match: "It’s funny that people gravitate towards the date 'September,' and I think it’s because that’s when my last contract ended, but it doesn’t end in September. I’m still trying to figure out what that looks like… I had a tag team match on SmackDown last Friday, and it was a lot of fun, but my neck was just wrecked. I’m going to be 40 in May and my daughter likes to get on my shoulders to pick leaves from a Japanese maple in front of our house [and he couldn’t this time due to the pain]. You get to that point where it’s like, how long can I do this full-time and still be able to do those kinds of things with my daughter? What’s the right balance between part-time and that sort of thing? It may be that it’s just every once in a while when the urge strikes, or maybe like a schedule where it’s like eight months on, these months off."
On still trying to find the balance of a good work schedule for his lifestyle at this point in his career: "One of the coolest things about wrestling, and just be being an independent contractor in general, is that you can say, 'Well, I really only want to do this amount of work.' What that amount of work is, I have no idea yet. I still have to figure it out. But I also need to be respectful of the people who are relying on me to go to work. I have to give them an answer sooner rather than later. I’m trying to figure that out, trying to be responsible as an employee of somebody who’s taken care of our family very well. But then also, trying to take the time to figure it out."
Check out the complete interview at TVLine.com.
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