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Bryan Danielson cleared to return, will face Daniel Garcia on AEW Dynamite

Danielson has been out of action since May's Double or Nothing pay-per-view.

After a two-month absence, Bryan Danielson has been cleared to return to the ring.

During an AEW panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday night, Danielson announced that he's been cleared to return to in-ring action as of this morning. Danielson revealed that he'll be facing Daniel Garcia on Wednesday's Fight for the Fallen edition of Dynamite.

Danielson hasn't wrestled since suffering what's believed to have been a concussion during the Anarchy in the Arena match at May's Double or Nothing pay-per-view.

Danielson's injury kept him from competing at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door. It also prevented Danielson from being part of this year's Blood & Guts match.

Danielson was supposed to face NJPW's Zack Sabre Jr. at the Forbidden Door PPV. The debuting Claudio Castagnoli took Danielson's place at the PPV and defeated Sabre.

Prior to Chris Jericho and Eddie Kingston's barbed wire everywhere match this past Wednesday, Danielson sent out a tweet saying that he's coming after both Jericho and Kingston when he's able to wrestle again.

"One of these men takes credit for injuring me and the other one is the man I actually blame for it," Danielson tweeted. "Excited to see them destroy each other… and when I get back I’ll kick both their heads in."

Garcia is a member of the Jericho Appreciation Society. Garcia unsuccessfully challenged Danielson's Blackpool Combat Club stablemate Wheeler Yuta for the ROH Pure Championship at Death Before Dishonor on Saturday.

The DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts is hosting Wednesday's Dynamite. The updated card for the episode is listed below:

  • Interim AEW World Champion Jon Moxley defends against Rush
  • AEW Women's World Champion Thunder Rosa defends against Miyu Yamashita
  • FTW Champion Ricky Starks defends against Danhausen
  • Bryan Danielson vs. Daniel Garcia
  • Handicap match: Swerve Strickland vs. Tony Nese & "Smart" Mark Sterling (Keith Lee is banned from ringside)