Daniel Bryan’s father passes away, The Shield & Evolution, IC title


WWE Wrestler Daniel Bryan’s father passed away. WWE released the following statement prior to RAW on Monday.

“WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan’s (Bryan Danielson’s) father has unexpectedly passed away. Bryan was made aware of his father’s passing after returning from his honeymoon with Brie Bella. Despite the news, Bryan has insisted on performing for the WWE Universe tonight (April 21) and will be on Raw. WWE extends our deepest condolences to Bryan and his family.”

Due to the passing the WWE had Bryan get eliminated early on RAW by Kane. The two men will face one another on May 4 at Extreme Rules.

Also announced for the PPV was The Shield vs. Evolution

Bad News Barrett and RVD will meet next week on RAW for the right to face Big E at Extreme Rules for he Intercontinental Championship.

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