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

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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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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. In this interview, Ospreay talks about the struggles he has when separating his gimmick from real life. “I think I sometimes haven’t taken into consideration other people’s feelings and emotions, and I screwed up and I don’t know how to fix it. Every time I put my hands up it’s not good enough and I would beat myself up because of it. So, in a weird way I was torturing myself in the ring, I was punishing myself by doing these stupid bumps. But…

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Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. In this interview, Ospreay talks about his mental health after one of his best friends passed away. “That was literally one of the worst periods of my life. I felt like I let the entire world down and I was just pushing myself. I was killing it in the gym, I was killing it in my diet. I was like the worst I’ve ever been, everyone knows like my mental side of things I was going down and down and down. I got a…

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Photo Credit: NJPW Will Ospreay recently was interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast.  On the new episode of the podcast, Ospreay opens up about his career, life, health, and more. During the interview, Will talked about his wrestling career and where he sees himself right now and in the future, the answer was New Japan Pro Wrestling. He said “I think I will end being with New Japan for life because they stuck by me so much. They got me all the greatest doctors, I was being looked after so well. I will never forget what…

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Will Ospreay is one of the biggest names in professional wrestling. Since making his debut in 2012, Ospreay has gone on to win championships in a range of promotions around the globe, along with having countless five-star matches. Will Ospreay was recently interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. During the interview, the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion commented on his childhood, and how he believes the school system let him down. “I enjoyed my childhood, I had a wonderful upbringing”, said Ospreay. “School system really did let me down, as you grow up, I’ve…

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Recently Wrestling Republic’s own Eric Novak interviewed Marina Shafir on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. During the interview, Eric Novak asked the former NXT star how she felt about WWE’s short lived Raw Underground back in 2020. For those of whom who don’t know, or just flat out forgot, Raw Underground is a former segment on Raw that started in mid-2020 and didn’t last very long. RAW Underground featured scripted shoot fights and even introduced some NXT stars, like Shafir herself to the main roster. Some other names to appear on Raw Underground include Jessamyn Duke, Commander Azeez (under the…

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Of all the Bullet Club members in 2019, The Elite members were the only ones to leave New Japan for the new AEW promotion as it started, although Kenta and Hikuleo made a few appearances within the first year. Original member Tama Tonga oversaw the rooting out of the Elite members after he and fellow members Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa, and their father attacked the Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, and Cody ending their reign at the top of the faction. With Kenta’s arrival in AEW, fans speculated if any Bullet Club members would sign with the promotion, but none…

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