Meeting WWE superstar Daniel Bryan rendered Hunter Pence speechless
This is going to be about Hunter Pence and Daniel Bryan, but first let us acknowledge the elephant in the interview room: Hunter Pence's hair.
That is … something. Moving on …
One of the more energetic pregame moments all season came on Monday when WWE superstar Daniel Bryan finally visited the Giants and led fans in an emphatic "YES! YES! YES!" chant before Game 3 of the NLDS.
During the press conference ahead of Game 4 of the series, Hunter Pence was asked about the origin of the chant and what it's come to mean to him. Things got really Nicholas Sparks really quickly as Pence spoke of the significance of the moment.
And here I was thinking that the only time anyone got that sentimental about wrestling was sophomore year when I had one too many "sodas" and teared up talking about that time Shawn Michaels turned on Marty Jannetty in The Barber Shop. R.I.P. The Rockers.
UPDATE: It seems that Pence and the Giants have touched Bryan's heart, too. After the Giants beat the Nationals 3-2 in Game 4 to advance to the NLCS, the wrestler tweeted:
Congratulations @SFGiants!!! YES! YES! YES!- Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) October 8, 2014