Madison Square Garden issued a statement today confirming that the originally planned Daniel Bryan Appreciation Night this Friday in New York City at Madison Square Garden has been postponed as part of WWE’s live event that night.

The official statement from MSG read, “Due to a scheduling conflict, the ceremony to honor former WWE world heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan on March 25, 2016 has been postponed. While this honoring may occur at a later date, WWE Live–Road to WrestleMania this Friday at Madison Square Garden will still take place as scheduled.”

Still scheduled for the show this Friday night is WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H (his first match inside MSG in over five years), Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Ric Flair, Sheamus, AJ Styles, Bray Wyatt, WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens and more. WWE also confirmed in a statement that Bryan requested time off and was granted it. Bryan was also pulled from Saturday’s live event in Trenton, Sunday’s live event in Washington, DC and events in Europe following WrestleMania 32.

Source:, The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online