Kenny Omega has made a huge name for himself in New Japan Pro Wrestling, but admits he learned plenty during his brief WWE developmental run.
In an interview with Sean Waltman on X-Pac 1,2,360, Omega discussed his time with the company. He was quick to say that he didn't necessarily enjoy himself, but is glad he had the time there.
"It wasn't pleasant while I was there doing it, but then I look back at it and it was an experience that helped shape the person that I am today, and I wouldn't trade the experience for anything in the world because it really helped me see more of what the business end of wrestling is like there [WWE]. The highs and the lows, meeting some cool people.
"The biggest thing that helped me moving forward were, Dave Taylor was there and he had some classes. Before going to developmental I had next to no fundamentals and that was sort of, doing cool chain wrestling and using a lot of holds and stuff. That was sort of the kick on the indies. So when I had left developmental had I not had those fundamentals and been able to do those types of things, I wouldn't have been able to have a career in the Indies at all… and I wouldn't have ended up in Japan either."
Omega was outspoken about former trainer Bill Demott's methods when he worked there. Demott would later be fired, re-hired, then fired again.
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