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Watch the five best moments from the controversial Will Ospreay vs Ricochet wrestling match

Watch the five best moments from the controversial Will Ospreay vs Ricochet wrestling match

Somewhere Lou Thesz is rolling over in his grave or marking out. Maybe both. Last week at New Japan’s 23rd annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament Will Ospreay faced Ricochet in an instant pro wrestling classic. But what’s a classic pro wrestling match without some controversy?

Immediately following Will Ospreay versus Ricochet, the internet wrestling community was set ablaze as lined were drawn in the sand on the topic “what makes a pro wrestling match great?” Like porn, usually when you see a four or five star pro wrestling match it is easy to ID what it is. The aerobatic stylings of Will Ospreay and Ricochet nearly started a civil war between fans, former wrestlers and current wrestlers.

So, what was all the fuse about? Here are five GIFs to help explain why Will Ospreay versus Ricochet was the future of pro wrestling or was the death to all things holy inside the squared circle.

5. Spinning shit +1,000

4. No words

3. Holy mother of spin

2. Just a good fucking move

1. Fin

Against the match

For the match

Update: Watch the full match below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TgbxaQcheQ

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