O’Shay Edwards talks his experience in the ROH Bubble, joining Shane Taylor Promotions, more

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O’Shay Edwards did an interview with Andrew Thompson of POST Wrestling. The next was despatched to us:

O’Shay’s expertise within the ROH Bubble:

“One factor I inform folks on a regular basis is folks appreciated to crap on Ring of Honor for some time as a result of it was the cool factor to do. ROH was by no means the joke, it was by no means the butt of the joke, by no means would be the butt of the joke and it’s proving it week after week with the Pure Title match, with the best way it’s been dealing with its COVID protocols, with the best way that it’s been dealing with simply every thing on the whole. It’s simply a kind of issues the place prefer it’s by no means been the butt of the joke, it by no means will probably be. Folks simply do it as a result of it’s the cool factor to do. However with that being mentioned, being within the bubble was dope dawg! Yo! It was so dope. Yooo! Let me let you know man, they put me in like a resort, was identical to, ‘Keep right here, we’ll come and get you.’ I introduced some meals, introduced my XBOX and I used to be chilling man! Dude! Nice! Can’t wait to do it once more!”

O’Shay on becoming a member of Shane Taylor Promotions, being knowledgeable that simply because he was becoming a member of Shane Taylor Promotions didn’t imply he was getting signed by ROH:

“Effectively really it was Shane [Taylor] who received in touch with me and me desirous to work with Ring of Honor was actually due to guys like Shane, Kenny King, Jay Deadly and now guys like Jonathan Gresham. So, you already know, the truth that Shane even knew my title, blew my thoughts as a result of I work with my head down quite a bit. Like I simply grind, grind, grind, grind, grind after which when someone’s like, ‘Hey, get your flowers.’ Huh? What? Get my flowers? I’ve received work to do. Put ‘em over there, I received work to do, and so he approached me about what he wished to do and he approached me about what he wished to realize and this isn’t a lot only a Ring of Honor factor. That is one thing he wished to place collectively, that is one thing he wished to increase farther than simply —

This can be a model. Similar to Nike don’t just do basketball, Below Armour simply doesn’t do soccer. No, it goes, and he was like, ‘Hey man, this isn’t — I don’t need you to assume that is something the place you’re gonna get signed to Ring of Honor’ however he’s like, ‘I see what you’ve been doing and I imagine what you’ve been doing and what you’re making an attempt to perform strains as much as what Shane Taylor Promotions is all about and in order for you, [you] don’t must do something you don’t wanna do however in order for you, alternative’s on the desk so that you can be part of it.’ I mentioned sure. Fingers down. That’s it. All I wanted was a chance so it was simply a kind of issues the place you already know, Ring of Honor or not, I get to hitch my wagon to Shane Taylor Promotions. Hey man, are you psychological? Yeah dawg. Yeah. I didn’t even let him end. I used to be like sure.’”

O’Shay on getting to speak with 2 Chilly Scorpio at GCW For The Tradition, significance of the present:

“For The Tradition was particular. Whereas folks might need had their issues with different stuff that after once more [is] exterior of my management, I knew what it was and I knew what it may very well be, and I wanna be part of it.

However to be part of that present, one, to be part of it was humbling. Even to be requested was humbling. However then get an opportunity to take a seat again and watch it was wonderful. I can’t even do this justice and put it into phrases, however to see AR Fox and a couple of Chilly Scorpio man, I known as my dad and I used to be like, ‘Aye, outdated man, 2 Chilly Scorpio’s wrestling proper now in entrance of my eyes.’ My dad was like, ‘Yo, I keep in mind watching him when me and also you have been watching TV.’ I’m like, ‘Dad, –’ he’s like, ‘He’s outdated.’ I’m like, ‘Yo, he’s killing it proper now. He’s flipping in all places.’ He’s like, ‘What!?’ I’m like, ‘Dad, you haven’t any concept the way it’s all come full circle to me.’ I used to be capable of speak to him after and stuff. I’m like, ‘Hey man, I’m only a younger dude making an attempt to shake a legend’s hand.’ I instructed him, ‘Man, me and my dad used to look at you wrestle and I instructed my dad and he was in awe that you just have been nonetheless doing it at such a excessive degree,’ and he checked out me and he was like, ‘Hey man, I recognize that, I recognize you.’ He goes, ‘Man look, I simply wanna wrestle, return to my room, smoke just a little bit and chill’ and I used to be like, ‘My man.’ However, being part of that present was nice. It shed a light-weight on one thing at the very least for everyone on that present [that] we already knew. We’re stars, regardless if you already know who we’re or not. We’re your favourite wrestler’s favourite wrestler regardless, even you probably have a shirt of [theirs] or not. We’re simply pretty much as good as everyone else, regardless simply because I’m not on TV. I don’t want somebody to inform me I’m elite to know that I’m elite. I do know who I’m, I do know my price and I’ll be damned if I’m gonna let another person take that from me.”

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