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Matt Taven Explains Why He’d Love To See CM Punk & Daniel Bryan Wrestle Again In ROH

July 30, 2021 | Posted by Blake Lovell

In a recent interview with Inside the Ropes, former Ring of Honor Champion Matt Taven discussed why he wants to see CM Punk and Daniel Bryan in ROH, a potential Bryan vs. Jonathan Greshman match, and much more. Here are some of the highlights:

Matt Taven on his dream opponent: “Oh man, I mean for me personally just on a selfish level I grew up a huge Chris Jericho fan, you know, there are so many people that you grow up watching but there’s only a few that can outdo father time and last long enough for you to meet your idol in the ring. I’m so personally as just a selfish fanboy since I was six years old, I would love for it to be standing across the ring from Jericho one day.”

On why he thinks CM Punk and Daniel Bryan should at least make a one-night return to ROH: “Honestly, there are so many guys that were from that were used to be in Ring of Honor or cut their teeth in Ring of Honor really made their name and you can pick a name from the very top of any company and they have some sort of Ring of Honor connection and now that everyone’s floating around these you know Punk and Bryan Danielson things there would be no bigger treat I think as a fan to see one of those guys return home and it would really kind of change the landscape of things but at the same time I think it would be for those guys personally, I know how I would feel personally of wanting to give back to a place that did so much for me and who knows maybe they wouldn’t feel that way but I think it would be just a cool moment and probably really cool for them to come back home.”

On wanting to see a match between Daniel Bryan and Jonathan Gresham: “I’ll keep my Chris Jericho fantasy match out If I can get Jonathan Gresham and The American Dragon and see them across the room from one another I might have to like walk out and be like yeah buddy you got to get out of the seat I got to watch this front row. Mr. Brian Danielson if you’re seeing this somehow please, for us fans you know what i mean just give us one thing… lock up with The Octopus.”