Source: The Ross Report
On episode 152 of The Ross Report, legendary professional wrestling broadcaster Jim Ross talked about Kenny Omega’s abrupt departure from Japan following his defeat at Wrestle Kingdom 11 at the hands of IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuckika Okada. Ross said that Omega taking a break makes sense and that he expects ‘The Cleaner’ to return to New Japan Pro-Wrestling and win the title this summer.
“He didn’t win the biggest match of his life, he didn’t win the title in the main event, but he had a career-altering match that people’ll talk about for years to come. That’s a hell of [an] accomplishment.” Ross continued, “and I would say Kenny will be back to win the IWGP Heavyweight title from Kazuckika Okada probably in the early summer. I think Kenny Omega will be the champion when the New Japan promotion tours Southern California in early July. That’s just my assumption.”
In Ross’ view, WWE must be willing to give Omega the chance to be “the guy” if the company is interested in signing Omega.
“If WWE has Kenny Omega on their radar, and I would assume …