Eddie Kingston Discusses His Gear At AEW Full Gear, Wanting To Pay Tribute To Misawa

At AEW Full Gear, Eddie Kingston ditched his "street gear" for his I Quit match against Jon Moxley in order to pay tribute to Mitsuharu Misawa.

Kingston wore silver and green in the match and during his Highspot Virtual Gimmick Table signing, Kingston explained why he wore the gear and wanting to educate fans.

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"It was the first time I wore kickpads ever. The reason why I got the colors is that it's the colors of Misawa, who wrestled for All Japan and was the Ace of Aces. He was a huge inspiration for me and that's why I wore the colors. Usually, I wear black and yellow, but because of Misawa, I decided to go with green and silver. I do Muay Thai and I decided to take the Muay Thai pants that I usually use and had a friend named Isla make it. Green and silver, a tribute to Misawa, and the Eddie Kingston logo. The green singlet because I'm fat and I'm trying to lose weight. The reason why I wore it that day was for Misawa and I wanted people to know who the Four Pillars of Heaven are from All Japan in the 90s. I like to educate. That's my favorite style, I like to learn it and study it every day," explained Kingston.

The Four Pillars of Heaven from All Japan consists of Akira Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, Kenta Kobashi, and Mitsuharu Misawa.

Kingston went on to say that he was auctioning off his gear from AEW Full Gear to five to St. Jude's in Philadelphia.

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