Will Ospreay Addresses Being Booked For AEW All In Rumors

Recently Will Ospreay shared his thoughts on AEW: All In London at Wembley Stadium.

On 8/27, All Elite Wrestling will make history as they make their stadium debut but not just in any stadium but at Wembley Stadium in London, England. The Arena holds 90,000 fans, so the move has been viewed as a major success by AEW as the company has already sold 50,000 tickets. The event is still over three months away, and fans continue to speculate about possible dream match ups.

New Japan star Ospreay, who wrestled for AEW multiple occasions in 2022, often comes up in the conversation, as he is from London, and is viewed as one of the best professional wrestlers in the world.

In an interview with Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp, Ospreay was asked about being involved with AEW All In, and he noted that he hates London.

“Oh, mate. Don’t ask me, I stay in Essex. Go to South End, bruv. There’s a little adventure island down there, lovely pier. I’d stay away from London. I say all the time, I fucking hate London. I can’t be bothered with it. Nah, fuck it off. Go Essex,”

Ospreay said.

Rumors and reports are already flying that Ospreay is booked for the card, and the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion was quick to shoot those rumors and reports down.

“I would love to know who said this. Because I didn’t even fucking know. So this is all fucking news to me,

he said.

Ospreay continued by explaining how he feels that England is the hotbed for Europe. He shared his opinion that the country should have already gotten a WrestleMania by now. Ospreay continued that England will get to host WWE Money in the Bank and stated that he thought it was cute.

“It’s fucking insane, isn’t it? But I feel like our country, we’re like the hotbed for Europe, personally. Because we get so many flights from even really shitty airlines like Stansted, Ryanair. We can go to every bit of Europe and you can come to England for like thirty quid. For Europeans, it’s an easy place to get to. I feel like England’s been starving for a real good pay-per-view quality. In reality we should have gotten a WrestleMania. We should have. Do you know what I mean? We should have. But it’s nice that they’re gonna give us a Money in the Bank. I think that’s cute,”

Ospreay said.

The NJPW star noted AEW’s decision to book Wembley Stadium, which has 90,000 seats, and admitted that he initially thought it was a big ask. He commented that the company’s reported ticket sales up to this point are insane, but he’s not surprised because the United Kingdom has been starving for a spectacular wrestling event. Ospreay noted the rumors about his involvement with the show and emphasized that, if they’re true, he’s very grateful.

“It’s just mad that AEW’s gone, ‘Fuck it, we’ll do a stadium.’ Even I was like, ‘That’s a big fucking ask.’ But my God, if the rumors are true, 66,000 have been sold. That’s insane. But I’m not surprised either because we’ve been starving for a good quality wrestling spectacular over here. If the rumors are true, and I’m apparently a part of it, I can’t tell you how grateful I am. I really do mean it. I wrestled at Wembley Arena in Impact. Fucking Mark Andrews got knocked out. So I had to look after his ass. But it’s a fucking stadium, do you know what I mean? It’s fucking crazy,”

Ospreay said.

Ospreay made it known that England and the United Kingdom as a whole have a strong fan base. He again mentioned that WWE Money in the Bank and noted that both companies are going all out. He described how he loves the Money in the Bank match and called it one of his favorite stipulations.

“I hope so. Once again there clearly is the fan base here. They even done it with the NXT: UK. Now I don’t know if there’s a difference. Obviously I think fans kind of want to see John Cena and Randy Orton and all those guys. But there’s enough of a fan base and a market here to make an off brand. I think that’s the good bit about it. Both companies are going balls to the wall. They’re giving us Money in the Bank. I love Money in the Bank. CM Punk and Cena is one of my favorite fucking matches ever,”

he said.

Overall Ospreay, made it known that he loves the concept of All In, and thinks it’s “sick” that AEW is doing it.

“So it’s so sick that they’re doing that. I love the concept of the All In. I got a message from Cody ages ago, he said like, ‘Why didn’t you do All In?’ I was like, ‘Because you didn’t fucking ask me.’ He’s like, ‘I thought I did.’ I’m like, ‘No, you cunt. You didn’t ask me.’ ‘I’m so sorry.’ It says everything. All In is like gambling. It’s about just going for it. 31 years ago we had British Bulldog and Bret Hart in Wembley and no one would ever think we would bring wrestling back there. Tony Khan’s a madman going for it,”

Ospreay said.

Will Ospreay also mentioned recently that he is sure that he will work out a deal with NJPW before his contract expires next year.

H/T Fightful

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