Report: Daniel Bryan cleared by doctors to return to WWE ring as Royal Rumble approaches

Could Daniel Bryan be ready to return?

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YES! Well, maybe? Hopefully? We’ll see Sunday?

The Wrestling Observer newsletter is reporting that WWE Superstar and former champion Daniel Bryan has been cleared by doctors at UCLA to return to the ring.

Bryan, who has been sidelined by neck, head and concussion issues, was reportedly cleared after undergoing a battery of tests at UCLA to see if he was ready to return to action.

According to Wrestling Observer reporter Dave Meltzer, "All indications are the WWE is still very leery about clearing him." 

So that takes us to Sunday in Orlando, Fla., site of the Royal Rumble, one of WWE’s Big Four pay-per-views.

Could Bryan make a surprise return? The speculation certainly creates hype around the event that will see current champion Roman Reigns enter the 30-man Rumble as the first contestant.