Kenny Omega made his long-awaited return to the ring on this week’s AEW Dynamite, teaming with The Younger Bucks to defeat Andrade El Idolo, Rush and Dragon Lee within the opening spherical of the AEW World Trios Championship match. Omega was coming off of a number of accidents after stepping away from the ring final 12 months and nonetheless did not look to be 100% given he was nonetheless carrying an arm brace and a compression high, whereas Don Callis continued to remind everybody of his restoration whereas on commentary. Omega minimize a promo for the followers in Charleston after the cameras stopped rolling and admitted he nonetheless wasn’t 100% and that it will take time for him to get again to competing for singles championships once more.
“I believed, hey, with a uncommon important occasion slot tonight, I’d as effectively take the microphone and say a pair phrases to you guys as a result of I have been gone for fairly a while,” Omega stated. “If I do it on this format, I haven’t got to fret about how a lot time I take. I haven’t got to fret about how drained or damage I’m. I can simply communicate to you guys like a traditional human being as a result of actually, that is all I’m. So for the previous seven, eight, 9 months, no matter it has been, it has been fairly grueling. Many occasions, I questioned myself. Am I actually gonna have the ability to come again to AEW and carry out on the degree of those skilled wrestlers?”
“Definitely, it is gonna take me some time to catch as much as these guys,” he continued. “It may be some time earlier than I will problem for a singles title once more. However this very a lot is a piece in progress, and I am very glad that each one of you might be becoming a member of me on this journey. Do not get it confused, nonetheless. I am not an excellent man. I’d even cheat to win every so often. However one factor that I’ll say is once we’re on this ring, you are getting a real Younger Bucks, Kenny Omega, an elite efficiency from the real Younger Bucks and Kenny Omega. We’re not pretending to be any person that we’re not. We’re not a tribute act. We’re not a parody. We’re not egocentric, and we’re not on this for egocentric means and for egocentric good points,” he stated.
Omega went on to say, “We’re right here to depart a legacy, and that legacy is not titles. It is not even match rankings. It is not even how a lot cash we make for our households and ourselves. It’s altering the world by way of altering [the] wrestling world and the way in which that you simply guys devour it. So perhaps heck, you do not like six-man tags. That is high quality as a result of we’re gonna provide the best singles matches. We’re gonna offer you guys the best hardcore matches, blended matches, girls’s matches, all completely different sorts of matches. It’ll be a smorgasbord of wrestling. That was all the time the mission assertion, and so long as The Elite are right here, we’ll just be sure you guys get that selection each time we carry out. Win, lose, or draw, you are gonna get our best effort. Win, lose, or draw, taping, athletic tape, medical gadgets or not, you are gonna get Kenny Omega, too. Someway, by a stroke of luck and since these guys are higher than you even know that they’re, they’re unimaginable, we had been capable of survive tonight. We’re alive on this match.”
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