Kenny Omega Discusses His In Ring Return And The Feelings That Came Along With It

On the August 17 episode of AEW Dynamite, Kenny Omega made his long-awaited return to the ring after dealing with multiple injuries throughout 2021. Omega continued to wear a brace on his shoulder, perhaps suggesting he is not fully 100% yet.

Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Omega looked back on his return.

“Pretty good,” he said when asked how he was feeling coming out of the match. “It’s a lot like riding a bike, getting back in the ring. It wasn’t too long until I felt comfortable again, but it was a unique scenario where, I was getting back in the ring for the first time after a long hiatus against three incredibly talented luchadors. Every area of the world, every culture, has their own take on wrestling and the way they go about performing pro wrestling. To come back to a scenario where I’m not really doing conventional pro wrestling in North America, and I’m in there with luchadors and people of a high lucha influence, it was a challenge. It was very cool, very fun, I ended up coming out of it unscathed, which is nice. I didn’t bang up anything else. I didn’t get any inkling or feeling that there wasn’t something that wasn’t ready to be back. As long as there were no red flags, for me, I’m just going to keep easing back into things without biting off more than I can chew”

Kenny Omega on Busted Open Radio

Omega is set to compete on tonight’s AEW Dynamite in the Dynamite finals of the trios championship tournament. He will team with The Young Bucks to take on Will Ospreay and Aussie Open.

H/T to Fightful for transcription

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