Kyle O'Reilly: I'm A Really Lucky Guy, I Get A Chance To Do This Again

Kyle O'Reilly comments on his first match since 2022.

On the March 16th edition of AEW Collision, O'Reilly returned to in ring competition, facing off with Bryan Keith in singles action. O'Reilly would pick up the victory in the match, winning his first match back since 2022.

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After the match backstage, AEW cameras caught up with O'Reilly to get his reaction to returning to the ring.

"In moments and times like these, I'm reminded how much it hurts to be a professional wrestler. How much it hurts to hit the mat, how much it sucks to get chopped and to get kicked. I'm reminded of why I fell in love with this sport to begin with, man. I'm reminded of how deep of a roster we have, how talented a guy Bryan Keith is. I'm reminded how great the AEW fan base is. I know I said, you know, I mentioned at the time I didn't want to join the Undisputed Kingdom, but that didn't mean that I didn't want the support of my best friends. Before I knew it, those guys were out there and they're hugging me and it really, really felt good. I'm a really lucky guy. I get a chance to do this again."

At the end of his promo, O'Reilly was approached by Katsuyori Shibata, who helped O'Reilly to his feet. Shibata also competed on the March 16th edition of Collision, losing to Bryan Danielson in the opening bout.

For the full results from Saturday's edition of AEW Collision, you can find them here.

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