Zack Sabre Jr. wants to make sure his match with Bryan Danielson happens.
Sabre Jr. was set to face Danielson at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2022, but Danielson was unable to compete due to an injury. The two stars are scheduled to face each other at AEW WrestleDream, but Danielson is coming off a broken arm he suffered at Forbidden Door 2023. Ahead of the bout, Sabre Jr. noted that he's nervous that Danielson won't make it to the show.
In his post-match comments following NJPW Road to Destruction on September 17, Sabre Jr. commented on the match and made it clear that he wants AEW to ensure that the match will go on. He encouraged the company to wrap Danielson in a cast or put him in a Zorb ball.
"WrestleDream is coming up in a couple of weeks. I’m really looking forward to it. But I’m a little anxious about it. I’m a little nervous. WrestleDream is in two weeks. But I’m not nervous. I’m not nervous to wrestle the great Bryan Danielson. No, I’m nervous that Bryan Danielson won’t even make it to the match. Because at this point, a strong gust of wind will disintegrate Bryan Danielson, won’t it? So AEW, I’ve got a firm request for you. Make sure he gets to the bloody match. I don’t care if you need to wrap Bryan from head to bloody toe in bubble wrap. He’s got a broken arm. It was broken. Rather than putting that back in cast up, how about me mummify him in plaster cast? Better still, let’s get a bloody Zorb ball, and let’s make him sleep in it. Because this match will happen, Bryan. You chickened out last year. Well, this year it will happen. AEW, make sure it bloody happens. Because all the talk, all of the talk coming out, ‘Oh, the mighty Danielson won a match with a broken arm. How incredible.’ But you idiots, you cretins are looking at it from the wrong perspective, aren’t you? Because if Bryan Danielson broke his arm winning a match, think about the state of him when he loses a match to me, Zack Sabre Jr, the best technical wrestler in the world. You’ve got two weeks, daring. Stay in one bit," Sabre Jr. said.
AEW won't exactly be putting Danielson in a Zorb ball ahead of AEW WrestleDream. He will face Ricky Starks in a Texas Death Match on the September 23 episode of AEW Collision. Check out the card here.
Sabre Jr. previously stated that he surpassed Danielson "yonks ago." Click here to see what he had to say.
Danielson recently clarified his comments about his in-ring future. More information is available here.
Check out the card for AEW WrestleDream here.
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