Pete Dunne Says Kyle O'Reilly Is The Best He's Ever Seen At Seamlessly Blending MMA And Pro Wrestling

Pete Dunne discusses his chemistry with Kyle O'Reilly.

Speaking to Alex McCarthy of Inside The Ropes, the former NXT UK Champion was complimented on his series of matches with O'Reilly and Finn Balor throughout the Winter and was incredibly complimentary of his in-ring foes. In particular, he said Kyle is the best he has ever seen at blending MMA and pro wrestling. Here are his full remarks:

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"Kyle's brilliant. His approach to bringing in that MMA style and attaching it to pro wrestling is probably the best I've ever seen. Mixing those two, it's something completely different. A lot of people do, myself included, will throw out armbars and triangles and moves they've seen on MMA shows, but Kyle's so brilliant at blending the two of them together sort of seamlessly. He's always exciting to work with, I love that style of wrestling. I always say it when I talk about [Undisputed] Era, but I'll say it again, it's a competition whenever you wrestle any of them and especially Kyle because of that style. When you're in there, you're really competing, and I think that's what shows to the audience and that's why it's, for most people, it's something that they gravitate to, myself included. Those are my favorite kind of matches to watch, where you can see it's a competition. It's real, that sort of thing, so yeah, he's always great to work with."

Dunne faced off against Finn Balor in the main event of NXT TakeOver: Vengeance on February 14th. In the interview, he called it a potential passing of the torch from one generation to the next.

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