WWE Under Fire For Daniel Bryan’s Early Exit In Royal Rumble
Daniel Bryan’s appearance at the 2015 Royal Rumble Sunday night in Philadelphia marked his comeback from a neck injury that saw him stripped of his WWE title – so fans were more than shocked at how early his defeat was scripted.
Daniel Bryan At Royal Rumble
During the WWE Network’s pay-per-view 30-man wrestling match, Bryan was the 10th entrant. Within minutes, Bray Wyatt approached him at the ropes and took him out with one swift hit, reported USA Today.
The fans were not happy to see Bryan exit so quickly and immediately began to boo all of the remaining Royal Rumble entrants. Not even favorite Roman Reigns was spared the hate from the audience.
Make no mistake… The boo’s are 100% because of the horrible decision to eliminate Daniel Bryan. Everyone will get boo’d now. Good job @WWE
— Evan Shoman (@shomanart) January 26, 2015
The city of Philly just tipped over the Roman Reigns bandwagon and set it on fire.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) January 26, 2015
With his win, Reigns will move on to battle for the WWE World Championship belt against current title holder Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 31 Sunday, March 29.