Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega Is Official For NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 12

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Chris Jericho previously wrestled in WWE and is currently touring with his heavy metal band called Fozzy.

However after two decades, Jericho is coming back to New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) to wrestle one match against Kenny Omega next year at the Wrestle Kingdom 12 event.

Chris Jericho started a feud with Kenny Omega via Twitter a few weeks ago.

Some people were tricked into thinking the rivalry was real as Jericho kept saying Omega was overrated. Others though so through the charade and knew this rivalry was to spark a match between the two.

Wrestling fans thought Jericho vs.

Omega would have happened in October 2018 during a special cruise ship event staged by Jericho himself. NJPW's The Young Bucks are already booked for the cruise ship tour along with some other wrestlers yet to be announced.

Today, it was confirmed that Omega vs. Jericho will instead happen at NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 12 on January 4th, 2018.

Wrestle Kingdom is the Japanese promotion's version of WrestleMania. Jericho is not currently under contract with the WWE so he is a free agent.

That said, it's interesting Jericho will be wrestling in Japan after spending so much time with the WWE. Maybe Jericho wants to face some new people since he's already wrestled most of the people in the WWE. Many wrestling fans around the world are also claiming this match to be the best one of 2018. WWE will have to up its game if it wants to excite fans for WrestleMania 34.

The only match that can rival Omega vs. Jericho is if WWE books AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura at WrestleMania 34. In either case. Omega vs. Jericho is huge news as nobody expected it to happen.

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