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Diamond Dallas Page compares AEW star to wrestling legend

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Kenny Omega has been a part of great moments in wrestling, from coveted matches to launching the second biggest promotion in America. For WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page, he is special, and deserves to have his name in the same sentence as the legends.

“How did I fly” [Omega] Could have taken punishment, could not only give, but could also take punishment,” Page said. “He still has the insight to know, ‘I can bring something special to this world of professional wrestling,’ and I think he has… Wrestling and Terry Funk who is af*cking there killer… That guy would get out there and become a beast. One of my favorite artists in our business.”

Terry Funk has the extremely rare distinction of a career spanning more than 50 years, which began in December 1965 and ended in September 2017, when he defeated Jerry Lawler, Brian Christopher and Doug Gilbert for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express. worked together. An independent show in South Carolina. Funk was known for its extreme style of wrestling, particularly wrestling in death matches around the world.

Funk wrestled in over 2,500 matches and notably won the ECW Heavyweight Championship on two separate occasions. He also held the WCW United States Championship for one day in 2000, a year before the company was bought by WWE. In 2009, Funk entered both the WWE and NWA Halls of Fame.

Omega has had much success in pro wrestling, matching World Championship victories in Impact Wrestling, AEW and NJPW, winning each World Championship once. Omega has also been in the main event of NJPW’s WrestleKingdom and at least one of each of AEW’s major pay-per-view events – Revolution, Double or Nothing, All Out and Full Gear. Omega founded AEW in 2019 with fellow EVP The Young Bucks, former EVP Cody Rhodes, and owner and chairman Tony Khan.

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Omega has not wrestled since November 13, 2021, when he lost the AEW World Championship to ‘hangman’ Adam Page after more than 25 minutes of in-ring action. Omega has been battling multiple injuries, and there is no fixed timetable for his return to AEW.

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