Two WWE Hall of Famers said to have been “blown away” by Will Ospreay’s performance at AEW Revolution

As seen during the 2024 AEW Revolution PPV event, Will Ospreay defeated Konosuke Takeshita in his first match under a contract to the company.

Dave Meltzer of noted that WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and Ricky Steamboat had never seen Ospreay wrestle until the Revolution PPV. Meltzer wrote the following in regards to their reactions to Ospreay’s performance…

“One top AEW star who knows all three described it to us as that they had heard of him, of course, and knew all the praise he had gotten, but had never seen him wrestle and were blown away with just how good he and the match was. Flair said that Ospreay was unbelievable as a wrestler.”

Meltzer ended up giving the match a *****3/4 rating. Ospreay’s match against Kyle Fletcher on AEW Dynamite received a ***** rating from Meltzer.