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Daniel Bryan admits to suffering from post-concussion seizures in shocking interview

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Daniel Bryan shocked the entire world on Monday when he announced his retirement from the WWE and professional wrestling in general.

Bryan, a firm fan favorite and wrestling veteran of over 16 years, revealed that he was stepping away from the squared circle after a new test found that his brain was more damaged than he had ever imagined it to be. 

The 'Leader of the Yes Movement' has a darker secret, though, that he revealed on ESPN SportsCenter with former WWE announcer Jonathan Coachman. Apparently, Bryan has suffered from seizures and even has a lesion on his brain.

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Speaking to Coach, Bryan revealed that he had suffered ten documented concussions during his storied career, including three in his first five months, and potentially many more brain injuries that didn't get officially diagnosed. 

Bryan went on to add that he took a new EEG brain test in New York that examines your brain activity while doing a reflex test at the same time. Other EEG's had said that Daniel was fine but this one revealed swelling and a lesion on his brain. This is what caused Bryan to retire.

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That wasn't the end of the revelations, as Bryan told Coach something he hasn't admitted before; the 34-year-old has had post-concussion seizures and kept it quiet from everyone. That's scary. 

Honestly, I'm glad that Bryan has retired. We will all miss him hugely, but someone's health is more important than our entertainment and Bryan deserves the chance to have a happy life and not suffer from more potential long-term damage.

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