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Bryan Lloyd Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his current ring name Daniel Bryan.He is signed to WWE, but is currently on hiatus due to injury.
In WWE, Danielson has held the WWE (World Heavyweight) Championship three times and the World Heavyweight Championship once, in addition to being a one-time United States Champion, a one-time WWE Tag Team Champion as part of Team Hell No (with Kane), and a one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion. He was also the 2011 SmackDown Money in the Bank winner, has headlined several major pay-per-view events (including SummerSlam in 2013 and WrestleMania XXX), and was the 2013 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner. He is also the 26th Triple Crown Champion and the 15th Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.
Prior to joining WWE, Danielson wrestled for various companies using both his real name and the ring name (and later nickname) “American Dragon. He wrestled for Ring of Honor (ROH) from 2002 to 2009, being recognized as a “Founding Father” of the promotion, where he was a one-time ROH World Champion, as well the final Pure Wrestling Champion (unifying the Pure title with the World title). He was the first winner of ROH’s annual Survival of the Fittest tournament in 2004. Along with CM Punk and Seth Rollins, Danielson is one of three men to have won both the WWE World Heavyweight and ROH World Championships.
Danielson has also wrestled extensively in Japan, winning the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship in Pro Wrestling Noah (NOAH) and the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Curry Man) in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). Between WWE, ROH, and Japan, he has held 11 total championships, including five world titles.
He has also won numerous titles on the independent circuit, including two PWG World Championships, the FIP Heavyweight Championship, and the wXw World Heavyweight Championship.