We can now confirm that people in WWE, including the creative team, were told that Daniel Bryan (Bryan Danielson) was fired for choking ring announcer Justin Roberts with his own tie during the NXT invasion angle on RAW this past Monday. The shot was edited from replays of the angle and was described as being too violent for what WWE allows on it's programming.
For what it's worth, Danielson was described as the type of person you would want your locker room filled with.
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