​Kyle O’Reilly Discusses NJPW’s BOTSJ’s Tourney, Feuding With Adam Cole, ROH & More


Kyle O’Reilly recently appeared on the Live Audio Wrestling podcast and discussed his long feud with Adam Cole, adding MMA into his pro wrestling matches, The Best of Super Juniors tournament and more. Here are some highlights:

On his feud with Adam Cole: “Our paths are intertwined, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. We were talking after watching Payback, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn having a match at WrestleMania, and their feud goes back to their indy days. You can’t help but to think we’re on the same path, and if we are, we’re very lucky.”

On adding MMA to his wrestling matches: “It seems to be the wild west in that regard, seeing what works and what doesn’t work. Some things may elicit a better reaction than other things. It’s kind of making it up as I go along. It helps actually training in martial arts and having the grappling and kickboxing background. When you have the techniques, it looks better.”

On the Best of the Super Juniors: “It’s great pressure to have, but there’s definitely pressure and a lot of it. It seems like every match is a build up of immense pressure, and then as soon as the match is over it’s a release, then another build up of pressure knowing that another big match is coming. It’s just a part of wrestling.”

Trending Stories