Eric Bischoff Comments on Will Ospreay’s Current AEW Run

Eric Bischoff Comments on Will Ospreay's Current AEW Run

Eric Bischoff Comments on Will Ospreay’s Current AEW Run – On the Friday before WrestleMania, Triple H appeared on The Pat McAfee Show and took a shot at someone who couldn’t handle the grind of WWE. Will Ospreay’s name was not mentioned but many fans online believed that this was who he was referring to. The comment from Triple H is what prompted Ospreay to take a shot at him on AEW Dynamite several days later.

While speaking on “83 Weeks” Eric Bischoff praised Will Ospreay and he gave his thoughts on Ospreay taking the shot at Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. 

“I don’t know Will Ospreay. I am super impressed with what I’ve seen of him so far, super impressed what I feel his potential could be. I’m not sure he’s going to realize it in AEW because nobody else that’s come in there has, but he’s an amazing talent and has amazing potential. If he took it personally, I understand that. It’s human nature. I can’t criticize someone for being human.”

“I kind of wish he would have been a little more creative if you’re going to take a shot at someone. I’m going to just set aside the whole issue of even acknowledging the competition for right now. If I’m Will Osprey and I’m new to this market as he is, and I’m trying to build a following, which he is, and he’s going to need to because he doesn’t have one, because AEW doesn’t really have one, not the following they want to have, let’s put it that way. The last thing I want to do is take a shot at Paul Levesque coming off the massive success of WrestleMania, the undeniable critical acclaim that WWE is enjoying for their creative and how quickly they’ve turned it around in such a short period of time. Maybe a year, or two. Maybe a year and a half. The last thing I would say is, ‘The only reason the guy got his job is because of… anything.’ Especially the shot at Stephanie. I get it. There are times when I popped off when I wished I hadn’t, or when I popped off and wished I would have just been better at it. This is probably a time that, perhaps Will felt justified and popped off, but hopefully, wish he was just a little bit better at it because if you’re down here and you’re punching way the f**k up, if you need binoculars to try to hit the chin you’re punching up to, be good at it. Don’t say something childish, particularly that everybody looks at and hears it goes. ‘Really?'”

“Paul Levesque had been in the business for how long? The success that he’s achieved as a performer, what he’s learned and what he’s accomplished. It’s not like Paul Levesque and I are best friends. It just is what it is, folks, unless you’re a complete fu**ing moron and you’re so beyond yourself that you can’t see things correctly. If you can’t look at what’s happened under Paul Levesque leadership over the last year, year and a half or however long it’s been now, then there’s nothing I’m gonna say that’s going to matter to you, so just move along. Popping off is one thing, but when you’re punching up, be good at it. If you have to do it, be good at it because otherwise you look kind of low rent and there’s no reason for a guy like Will Ospreay with so much potential to do that kind of self-inflicted damage.”

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Eric Bischoff Comments on Will Ospreay’s Current AEW Run

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