Adam Cole: Bryan Danielson Was 'Very Helpful' With My Return From Injury

Adam Cole discusses how Bryan Danielson helped him during his recovery from injury.

On January 11, Adam Cole made his return to All Elite Wrestling after being away for the company for the latter half of 2022. While he was away, Cole was recovering from two head injuries that he suffered over the first part of 2022.

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While appearing on a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Adam Cole was asked if he talked to Bryan Danielson during his recovery, who also has a history with head injuries.

“I did. I briefly talked to him, and he obviously has a ton of information regarding that entire process. He was very helpful, very giving with information, just wanted to make sure that I was doing some of the right things to get back and feel healthy. He was great.”

Cole was also asked that if seeing Danielson have multiple great matches since his return from retirement in 2018 was motivating to him.

“That was incredibly motivating. I know me and Bryan’s situations were, obviously there’s some similarities, but they were also very different, all at the same time. But it was motivating to me to think, ‘Okay, he was told, “You are not gonna step into a ring again. It’s just not gonna happen.” Then Bryan did everything he possibly could to get to a point where now a bunch of doctors are saying, ‘Yeah, you’re good to go. You’re ready to go.’ He’s proven that now, week after week, just having absolutely incredible matches. So yeah, Bryan was very helpful.”

Cole has yet to compete in a match since his return in January.

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