Adam Page found his success with fans organically thanks to his relatable character work and excellent in-ring skills. He is also part of one of the most compelling storylines in AEW thanks to his storyline with Kenny Omega. It seems Danielson has an interesting take on Adam Page.

In a culmination of a multi-year-long storyline, Adam Page finally defeated Kenny Omega to win the AEW World Championship – a promise he had made years prior. His organic growth has certainly helped him become a lovable babyface as well.

While speaking with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Bryan Danielson stated that Adam Page’s modernized character and mannerism remind him of Stone Cold Steve Austin.

“Even while I was in WWE, I kept an eye on talent, I watched ‘Hangman’ in [other promotions]. It’s crazy to see how much he’s grown, both from an in-ring perspective and a character perspective. I love his updated brawler style of wrestling. To me, he wrestles a modernized version of the way Steve Austin wrestled, and that cowboy persona reminds a lot of people of Steve Austin. But in 2021, you can’t come in and be just like Steve Austin. He’s developed this nuanced cowboy character with a drinking problem.”


At AEW Dynamite Winter is coming, Bryan Danielson challenged Adam Page for the AEW World Championship, which ended in a 60 minute time limit draw. It remains to be seen when the two will duke it out against each other next.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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