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Kenny Omega Returning To NJPW For Wrestle Kingdom 17 – Opponent Revealed

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• Kenny Omega Returning To NJPW For Wrestle Kingdom 17 – Opponent Revealed

At today’s NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over event, former IWGP Heavyweight Champion and current AEW wrestler Kenny Omega appeared via video.

Omega appeared on the screen after Will Ospreay defeated Shota Umino to retain the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship.

Kenny then challenged Ospreay for the US Title (a Title that he has held before) at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4th 2023.

This is going to be Omega’s 1st match in New Japan Pro Wrestling in 4 years. His last NJPW match took place in January 2019 (before the launch of AEW), where he lost the IWGP Heavyweight Title to Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 13.

Omega also returned to AEW programming at last night’s Full Gear 2022 pay-per-view, where he and The Young Bucks lost to Death Triangle in the AEW Trios World Championship match after Rey Fenix hit Omega with Pac’s hammer.

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 20, 1990) – NWA Clash Of The Champions 13

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 20, 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘NWA Clash Of The Champions 13: Thanksgiving Thunder’ LIVE on TBS from the Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida.

This was the 13th out of a total of 35 Clash of the Champions events, that aired between 1988 and 1997.

The results can be found here:

The Fabulous Freebirds defeated The Southern Boys

Brian Pillman defeated Buddy Landell

Big Cat defeated Brad Armstrong

Tom Zenk defeated Brian Lee

Michael Wallstreet defeated The Starblazer

Pat O’Connor Memorial Tournament qualifying match: Sgt. Krueger & Col. DeKlerk defeated The Beast & Kaluha

Lex Luger defeated The Motor City Madman

The Renegade Warriors defeated The Nasty Boys by DQ

Sid Vicious defeated The Nightstalker

NWA United States Tag Team Championship: The Steiner Brothers (c) defeated Magnum Force

Ric Flair defeated Butch Reed

        
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