Update on Bryan Danielson’s AEW Contract Expiry Date

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There is a new report which has provided an update on Bryan Danielson’s AEW contract length.

In the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio(video embedded below), Dave Meltzer said that Danielson’s contract is set to end in September 2024. He also added that Tony Khan can extend his contract for time missed due to injury, but if Danielson wishes to leave[pro wrestling], it’s unlikely Tony Khan will hinder him.

Danielson arrived to AEW at All Out 2021 and inked a three-year deal with the promotion which is now revealed to be of 3 years. He discussed the potential of this deal being his final stint as a full-time professional wrestler.

During the AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door event, Bryan Danielson emerged victorious in the main event against Kazuchika Okada. However, during this highly anticipated match, Danielson endured a broken arm. He returned at AEW All Out even before a full recovery and triumphed over Ricky Starks in a strap match.

It is now confirmed he sustained another injury during last week’s AEW Dynamite. It was announced by the commentary team that a surgery would be necessary for an Orbital Bone Injury. It is expected that Bryan might miss two to three months due to this injury.

Both these injuries combine to around four to five months of time off for Danielson. It remains to be seen now if Danielson will need to extend his stay in AEW due to this.

Danielson was forced to retire in 2015 due to concussion issues. He returned to the ring in 2018 and has been fighting regularly since.

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