09/08/2022

Former AEW World Champion Reportedly Returning From Injury Soon

Former AEW World Champion Kenny Omega has been out of motion since dropping the title to Hangman Page on the 2021 Full Gear pay-per-view final November. He left AEW TV shortly after that with a view to endure surgical procedure on various nagging accidents, and whereas his preliminary return timetable was set for early within the 12 months there’s nonetheless been no signal of him. But new experiences appear to point he might be again in time for All Out pay-per-view on Sept. 4 on the NOW Arena outdoors of Chicago.

The Young Bucks dropped the AEW World Tag Team Championships on final week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which led to many followers questioning why the corporate did not pull the set off on a 3rd Bucks vs. FTR match given what number of championships would’ve been on the road. Dave Meltzer famous on Wrestling Observer Radion that it was as a result of Matt and Nick Jackson have been organising for a giant angle, and Fightful Select’s Sean Ross Sapp is now reporting the rumor is a six-man tag staff match at All Out that might mark Omega’s return. Sapp stated he has but to verify it with AEW officers and pointed on the market have been many adjustments surrounding AEW’s tag staff division ever since Jeff Hardy was arrested for DUI.

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“AEW, nor Kenny Omega have confirmed this news, and we do not have a specific return date in order. Thus far, this is all based on what talent and staff have been told,” Sapp wrote.

Omega beforehand informed Sapp in an interview that he tried and didn’t recuperate rapidly sufficient to be at AEW’s first crossover occasion with New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Forbidden Door, final month. He additionally famous on a latest Twitch stream that he’ll cease wrestling if he will get hit with one other main harm.

“Look, I… if I get another major setback, that’s it. I’m done. Because I can’t do this ever again. It’s like two times, three times a day, really painful rehab. And without even knowing what’s it going to be like once I get back in the ring. I have no clue. It’s scary actually,” Omega stated.

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Tony Khan has said publicly that he is ready for Omega to return with a view to debut the AEW World Six-Man Tag Team Championships. Stay tuned for extra updates on the whole state of affairs as they turn into accessible.

h/t Fightful Select