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Daniel Bryan reveals Dean Ambrose and AJ Styles draft picks excite him the most

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SmackDown LIVE general manager Daniel Bryan has revealed the two draft picks he was most excited about following the brand split.

It was announced on the Monday Night Raw, before the first ever SmackDown LIVE that Bryan would become the new general manager of the Tuesday night show, which was being commissioned by Shane McMahon.

In a recent podcast interview, he has revealed that he was most excited about drafting WWE Champion Dean Ambrose, and wrestling veteran AJ Styles.

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During SmackDown LIVE, Stephanie McMahon and Mick Foley got the first pick, and they opted for Seth Rollins, leaving Shane and Bryan the chance to draft the WWE Champion, which they did.

Since the draft, Ambrose has had to successfully retain his title on two occasions, once on SmackDown LIVE itself, and then once at WWE Battleground, beating Rollins in a singles match, and then defeating Rollins and Roman Reigns in a triple threat.

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Later in the draft they also obtained the services of WWE new boy AJ Styles, who only made his debut in the company earlier this year at the Royal Rumble.

Despite also getting the likes of John Cena and Randy Orton, Bryan has admitted that he was most excited about drafting the former Shield member and also the veteran Styles.

Speaking on the 'Bear Hug It Out Podcast', Bryan admitted that getting the WWE Champion was exciting, but getting Styles was just as important to him.

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“I was really excited to [draft] two people.

"I’m really excited to get Dean Ambrose and I’m really excited to get AJ Styles.

"So, I’ve known AJ Styles for a long, long time. We wrestled each other for the first time, I think, in 2003, so yeah, 13 years ago, so it’s neat to see him on this stage.”

Bryan and Styles go way back, having first wrestled each other back in 2003, so the two have developed a close friendship behind the scenes and away from the WWE.

When Bryan announced his retirement from in-ring action, Styles admitted that his biggest regret will be not competing with his close friend in a WWE ring.

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