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WWE News: D-Bryan interview - stiff match vs. Sheamus at WM28?, reaction to playing heel vegan, health issues discovered pre-WWE, more

Mar 21, 2012 - 9:27:31 PM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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WWE World Hvt. champion Daniel Bryan says he expects his match with Sheamus at WrestleMania to be more physical than a typical scripted WWE match as they attempt to steal the show next Sunday.

“I’m not nervous about the match, but I’m excited about the experience,” Bryan told The Daily World publication. “We’re not afraid to hit each other. Some guys like to fight. I like to fight. Sheamus was a bouncer for years. There’s something about being in front of a large crowd and getting hit. It fires you up. We want to steal the show, even with Rock vs. Cena (at WM28)."

Regarding his recent character change since becoming World champ, Bryan said it's been "fun" turning his vegan lifestyle into one of the pillars of his heel persona.

“I never thought (being a vegan) would turn me into a bad guy," Bryan said. The way we’ve (incorporated it) it has been kind of fun. It is the personality that makes people hate me - winning my matches by disqualification, cheap ways to win, claiming I’m a role model because I don’t eat meat. It all gets under people’s skins.

“I’ve always loved being a bad guy; there’s something more fun about it. It always makes me smile. Now, I’ll hear my music and (the crowd) instantly starts booing. I have to keep myself from laughing, because it makes me happy.”

Bryan noted one reason why he became a vegan was due to health issues that were discovered during a pre-WWE physical exam, which revealed high cholesterol and elevated liver enzymes.

“I had always eaten pretty well, lots of vegetables and lean meats,” he said. “But then, all of a sudden, I had all of these issues. One of the best things to take care of that, my doctor told me, was to become a vegan."

Bryan said his body is holding up well on the WWE schedule due to his eating habits and because he can afford good health care. Whereas, on the independent scene, he often worked hurt when he should not have because it cost too much money.

"I’m 30-years-old now and I have to do more stretching, more yoga, just to keep my body healthy. It is interesting, because my body feels better than what it did in 2009. When you are at this level and your income improves, I’ve been able to take care of myself better. You have the people and the money to do that," Bryan said.

“Financially, I did well in the indies, but when you are hurt, you have to make those kinds of decisions.”

Link: Bryan's entire interview discussing his career journey is at TheDailyWorld.com

[Torch art credit Travis Beaven (c) PWTorch.com]


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