This week at WWE Friday Night SmackDown, we saw Gran Metalik and AJ Styles perform well in the Intercontinental Championship. This is the second consecutive week that Metalik has appeared on TV. He is portrayed as more than just a wrestler.
Vince McMahon has never seen a lot in Gran Metalik or any member of the Lucha House Party, but thanks to Daniel Bryan, we will see more of them on TV.
It is said that Bryan was the one who pushed Gran Metalik to Lince Dorado vs. Shorty G vs. Drew Gulak for the top spot, which led to the Metalik vs. AJ Styles match at the Intercontinental Championship this week.
It is said that Bryan is a loyal supporter of all the above-mentioned names. As pointed out on WrestlingNews.co, the storyline of Gulak and Bryan was completed at the request of Bryan , He gained a lot of behind-the-scenes influence. This is why Gulak was booked to fight Styles at SmackDown a few weeks ago.
A WWE source told us about Daniel Bryan in February: “Bryan put forward a lot of his own ideas,”
Another WWE source told WrestlingNews.co that fans should expect to see more underutilized talent in the coming weeks. There are also rumors that Chad Gable (Chad Gable) gave up the “Shorty G” gi head. The same source said that McMahon has only recently begun to accept out-of-the-box ideas because he is looking for new ideas that can help increase TV ratings.
Metalik and Dorado will compete with Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura for the SmackDown tag team championship in the next few weeks.