The Ricochet vs. Will Ospreay match from New Japan's Best of Super Junior's Tournament is a rare match that has received mainstream coverage if only for the work the two did within it. Our GIF rundown of it is here, but even the biggest outlets got in on the fun.
Naturally, it led to criticism of the what they were doing, an admittedly acrobatic take on professional wrestling that, at its worst, looks downright choreographed. Vader was one of the most vocal:
Blantant acrobatics,no story,is there anything done in this video that relates to winning u could get 2 high school gymnast and put ona show— Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) May 29, 2016
Im all forwrestling evoling as long as it staysconsitent with someone winning and somene losing Tell that story Demonstrate that— Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) May 28, 2016
Today, Ricochet responded:
@JoeyRyanOnline @NickJacksonYB @MattJackson13 @findevan @teamTblanchard @RealLifeKaz @Wale @davemeltzerWON pic.twitter.com/9kTnAqXrLP— Ricochet (@KingRicochet) May 29, 2016
Hard to argue with that, right?