After months of hypothesis as to which promotion Kenny Omega would take his skills to, “The Cleaner” has chosen to affix his mates at All Elite Wrestling.
Omega appeared on the Double or Nothing Ticket Announcement Party in Las Vegas. He revealed to the Vegas crowd that he didn’t put pen to paper till Thursday morning. He is now a full-time member of the All Elite Wrestling roster.
He apologized for making the followers wait, however the legality of contracts didn’t enable him to make the announcement sooner.
Kenny Omega official indicators with All Elite Wrestling. Screenshot/YouTube
Omega says at All In in 2018 he felt the gang understood what “changing the world” meant and he needs to have that feeling on a regular basis. And as a substitute of explaining what “change the world” means, he and All Elite Wrestling can present it.
The former NJPW champion was interrupted by Chris Jericho, who introduced his signing to AEW in January. The two former NJPW rivals have a stare down after which get right into a scrum.
Omega instructed Tokyo Sports that he was leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling following his loss at Wrestle Kingdom 13, and that signing with both the WWE or AEW was a chance.
“If I go to WWE, the fans there will be pleased, and the fans there will be pleased if I go to AEW,” Omega stated. “I want to be in a place where Kenny is going to be happy.”
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reported again in early January that the WWE made a “fantastic” provide to Omega earlier than his match at Wrestle Kingdom 13 towards Hiroshi Tanahashi.
Meltzer would follow-up his report with one other stating that Omega turned down WWE’s provide and was becoming a member of his mates at AEW.
Fans of All Elite Wrestling know Omega was one of many founding members of the Being the Elite sequence on YouTube. In the weeks following the announcement of AEW, Omega’s storyline in that universe revolved round his impending free company and the choice he must make.
The Double or Nothing AEW present will happen May 25 on the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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