Just over a year ago, this beloved WWE legend wrestled his final match

WWE star Daniel Bryan rose to stardom after years on the indies in just a few short years with the top promotion. But his career was cut short following a series of neck injuries that resulted in his retirement at age 34.

His infamous “Yes!” chant blasting through arenas, Bryan won the WWE World Heavyweight championship at Wrestlemania 30 before his career came crashing.

His father passed away, he suffered a serious neck injury and numerous concussions that forced him to relinquish the title before returning nearly a year later to earn the Intercontinental title at Wrestlemania 31.

His career was never the same after another neck injury, and numerous reported seizures following a concussion diagnosis, Bryan retired from wrestling just a bit before Wrestlemania 32.

Above is Bryan’s last match, where he teamed with John Cena to do battle against Cesaro and Tyson Kidd.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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