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Highlights From Wrestling Republic’s All Real Wrestling Podcast with Eric Novak

NJPW star Francesco Akira has impressed the world as part of United Empire along with leader Will Ospreay, Aussie Open, Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan, TJP, Aaron Henare and Gideon Grey. At just 22 years old, he has already had seven years of his experience under his belt and has wrestled in both his native Italy and Japan. Akira revealed why he chose to join United Empire and his relationship with Will Ospreay with Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. “The biggest reason was Ospreay, himself. He used to help me a lot when I was (in) All…

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NJPW star TJP shocked the world when he turned his back on his former tag team partner, Clark Connors, to join United Empire with the likes of Will Ospreay, Aussie Open, Great-O-Khan, Jeff Cobb, Francesco Akira, Aaron Henare and Gideon Grey late last year. Now, he’s elaborated more on that decision while speaking to Wrestling Republic’s own Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. “For more than anything, I needed a change of pace. It’s not that I’m always not myself. But there’s a lot of mental energy that goes into trying to get people to like you all…

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While speaking with Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak, Japanese sensation Konosuke Takeshita stated he wants to live and wrestle in America. Konosuke Takeshita has been on a hell of a roll recently, with a successful four month tour to the United States of America as a prove of that. During those four months, Konosuke Takeshita was able to make his debut in All Elite Wrestling, putting in amazing performances on his matches at AEW’s Dynamite, Rampage and Dark shows against some of the company’s toughest competitors. However, after returning to Japan, Takeshita has joined Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak at his ‘All…

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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast, in which Ospreay would discuss his feelings towards Jon Moxley after he had to vacate his NJPW World Title and Moxley was able to hold his NJPW US Championship until he lost it to Lance Archer on an episode of AEW Dynamite. Ospreay would reveal his initial thoughts about the injury that would force him to recover at home: “So, here’s what happened I wrestled Shingo and like to be honest with you I’ve been carrying around so many nagging injuries it was just…

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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. Various different topics were touched upon in the hour and a half long interview (definitely worth giving a listen to!), but one of the most interesting talking points was when Ospreay discussed how he should have more recognition for travelling all over the world during the pandemic. Ospreay touched upon how much of a struggle it was for him to travel from his native Britain to the USA. “British people couldn’t enter America because America was locked down and they weren’t allowed to do…

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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast, where he discussed a number of subjects. In the interview, there was a point where the topic turned to current AEW star Jon Moxley. Mox was the IWGP United States Champion not too long ago and had been for a while due to being unable to defend the title because of COVID restrictions keeping him from Japan. Having been injured during Moxley’s year without defending, Ospreay said he had expressed his frustration with NJPW over how both he and Mox were handled as champions.…

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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast where he discussed a number of subjects. At one point, the subject of AEW and Tony Khan was brought up, and the former IWGP Heavyweight Champion had nothing but love for the company. He gave specific praise to the president, calling him a lovely man as well as describing his having loved a match he had with Pac. “CM Punk called me out, and I know he is Tony Khan’s best man, and I’ve only had one conversation with him (Tony). He’s a lovely…

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Most 14 year old wrestling fans simply dream of running their own promotions, but instead take to wrestling video games to play out their fantasies, but for current NJPW star Will Ospreay, that dream quickly became a reality. At only 14 years old Ospreay had a wrestling ring built in his backyard after his mother worked out that her son was getting into trouble outside of school. Ospreay then went on to launch the Rainham Championship Wrestling Alliance out of his backyard, which still runs to this day. In an interview with Wrestling Republic’s very own Eric Novak on the…

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Will Ospreay has revealed that he turned down an offer to be on ITV’s UK Ninja Warrior Challenge in 2015, and since regrets his decision. In an interview with Wrestling Republic’s very own Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast, Ospreay was asked about his Assassins Creed inspired entrance at Southside Wrestling in 2015, a clip which went viral at the time. “I know which one you’re on about” Ospreay told us, “because Ubisoft messaged me about this and they were like thrilled they were over the moon that I did that. They thought it was so cool.” The…

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In an interview with Wrestling Republic’s very own Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast, Will Ospreay has revealed that AJ Styles, Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi were the ones who persuaded NJPW to take a chance on the now former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion. When asked about how he first signed with New Japan Pro Wrestling, Ospreay told us: “It was ether go to Dragon Gate or have a njpw tryout. It was a two day thing with RevPro. It was global wars uk and the first match I had was me and marty scurll and then AJ…

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