Daniel Bryan has always been a major crowd favourite in WWE.
The man known for the iconic "YES!" chant was at the centre of a stunning fan campaign which led to him becoming WWE Champion a few years ago.
He’s now back at the top of the wrestling world and eventually retained his title after a dramatic triple threat match at Fastlane.
Bryan capitalised upon some outside assistance from Rowan to defeat Mustafa Ali and Kevin Owens in an absorbing bout which sets him up for a Wrestlemania title defence.
But all three wrestlers had to work hard to win the crowd around in Cleveland – as they wanted Kofi Kingston in the match.
Kingston was replaced in the fight by Kevin Owens but appeared set to be reintroduced to the fight by Vince McMahon at the start of the night.
Fans were delighted with the news – until Kingston was told he’d have to face a handicap match against The Bar first.
He Jamaican wrestler suffered a savage beatdown which meant he was unfit to take his place in the title match, being replaced by Ali.
Fans made their feelings known by loudly chanting for Kofi in the early stages of the fight, with Bryan and his opponents attempting to win them over and eventually succeeding in a thrilling match.
But fans spotted huge similarities between the chants for Kofi at Bryan’s expense and the way in which fans hijacked numerous bouts to chant for Bryan a few years ago.
"The irony Daniel Bryan getting a hijacking crowd", one fan wrote on Twitter , whilst many others commented he was getting the "2014 Daniel Bryan treatment" from the crowd.
Another viewer said they were "sick of Daniel Bryan" whilst some felt his difficulties winning over the crowd early on were "poetic justice.
He eventually emerged with the belt still in his possession.
Could the fight with Kofi Kingston fans are calling for now be set to take place at Wrestlemania 35?
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