Jericho vs. Omega Announced for NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 12

It’s official! Alpha vs Omega. Wrestle Kingdom 12, Tokyo Dome on January 4th. The match wrestling fans across the world have been waiting for. Kenny Omega will go one on one with Chris Jericho.

Both Jericho and Omega had been going back and forth and exchanging jabs at each other on Twitter for a couple of months. With the building anticipation from fans, when the announcement of the match was made, social media immediately blew up.

After Omega successfully retained his IWGP United States Championship against Trent Barreta. The lights went out and on the big screen appeared Chris Jericho. Stating his claim as the “best in the world” and as the “alpha,” Jericho put out his challenge, which was immediately accepted by Omega.

Wrestle Kingdom 12 takes place at the Tokyo Dome. With Jericho vs Omega, that match alone makes this show a can’t miss event. This will be the first time that Chris Jericho has wrestled outside of WWE since 1999. It’s only a matter of time before the two Winnipeg, Manitoba, natives go face to face. Will Omega come out victorious? Or will Chris Jericho prove to everyone that he is the true alpha in professional wrestling and still the best in the world?