On tonight's edition of WWE SmackDown LIVE, Commissioner Shane McMahon announced that Daniel Bryan has formally resigned as the brand's General Manager in order to return to in-ring competition after recently being medically cleared.
McMahon then announced that Bryan's replacement as General Manager will be Paige, who on Monday night's edition of Raw officially announced her retirement from in-ring competition.
Paige also announced that her first act as General Manager will be to book Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for tonight's broadcast.
When one door closes, another one opens...— WWE (@WWE) April 11, 2018
With @WWEDanielBryan resigning from his GM position to become a full-time @WWE Superstar once again, #SDLive has a new General Manager in @RealPaigeWWE! pic.twitter.com/J11GEJ45Tz