Popular AEW Star Responds To Criticism From Ric Flair

6 days ago by Ryan Coogan

@theothercoogan
Popular AEW Star Responds To Criticism From Ric Flair WWE

Recent AEW signing Konosuke Takeshita has responded to criticism from WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair via his social media account.

Takeshita signed a contract with the company in November 2022, after a number of well-received matches that saw him very quickly become a fan favourite.

Recently, the Japanese star faced Daniel Bryan on the January 11 edition of AEW Dynamite in what was generally considered to be a hard-hitting encounter.

However, it appears that not everybody agreed.

A fan tweeted a video of Flair talking on his To Be A Man podcast, in which he says that he believes Takeshita’s chops in the encounter were weak (the same fan followed with a video of said chops, demonstrating that they were, in fact, quite forceful).

Takeshita responded to the dig gracefully, saying:

“I have the utmost respect for Ric Flair. It is incredible to me that he mentioned me. I need to practice a lot as I haven’t done much chopping in Japan. Thanks for the advice. I would like you to actually teach me if possible. Watch my chops grow from now on.”

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