Kenny Omega names his dream WWE opponent
Former IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega had a big decision to make regarding his pro wrestling future once his contract with NJPW (New Japan Pro Wrestling) expired last month and was set to be a free agent.
Omega received contract offers from three top promotions – WWE, NJPW, and AEW. At the end of the day, he decided All Elite Wrestling was his best landing spot at this time of his career.
The news of his signing was made official at the Double Or Nothing ticket announcement party earlier this month from the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Omega recently spoke with Tokyo-Sports where he spoke about a wide range of pro wrestling related topics. This includes his dream opponent if he had signed with WWE instead of AEW. This is where he revealed that it would former WWE Champion AJ Styles.
“AJ Styles [would be my dream WWE match],” Omega said. He would later bring up how you have wrestlers saying that he wants to go to WrestleMania but for him, the Toko Dome was his WrestleMania.
“My biggest dream has already come true. From now on I want to concentrate on not only myself but wrestling overall. I do not want to imitate what I did in [New Japan]. I want to show my favorite professional wrestling to the world and I will in AEW. Of course I love Japan. I still live here and I like wrestling in Japan. But I could not do much more in New Japan now.”
Omega is slated to face Chris Jericho for a second time at the Double or Nothing event on May 25th.