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#IndieWeekend: Tyler Black vs. Bryan Danielson

In case you haven't heard, Pro Wrestling Illustrated released its annual PWI 500 list a couple of days ago, honoring 500 of the very best in the sport this year. Topping the 2015 edition is a man that should be very familiar to most of you:

That's right, current WWE World Heavyweight Champion and United States Champion Seth Rollins is number one on the PWI 500. It's certainly been a great year for Rollins, having established himself as one of the top guys in the biggest wrestling promotion in the world right now.

Don't let the distinction fool you, though — Rollins has been putting out top-notch wrestling for a long time now. So for this edition of #IndieWeekend, we honor wrestling's top guy by taking a look at his early career, particularly when he went by the name Tyler Black.

Making his name known at Ring of Honor (ROH), Black/Rollins has quite the resume of impressive matches, and today we'll be looking at his matches against a certain American Dragon.

Tyler Black vs. Bryan Danielson

We've seen these square off a couple of times during the Shield's initial run, but Black and Danielson have tangoed on more than one occasion before. The two had a memorable series of matches in 2008, as Danielson frequently tussled with Black who was a part of heel ROH stable Age of the Fall.

(This is part one of a series of videos. Here are parts two and three.)

As you can see in these videos, Black and Danielson know how to put on one heck of a show, and they play off of each other very well. A present-day WWE feud between Daniel Bryan and Seth Rollins would be amazing, and they may just be waiting for Bryan to return from injury before pulling the trigger. There's a lot of history between the two, and a match between them would be quite the spectacle.

For those of you who have been loyal fans of Tyler Black/Seth Rollins, what other early Tyler Black matches would you recommend watching? Let us know in the comments section below!

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