Kenny Omega made his in-ring return on the Aug. 17 episode of AEW Dynamite, aligning with The Young Bucks for the opening spherical of the AEW World Trios Championship event. Omega misplaced the AEW World Championship to Hangman Page again at Full Gear 2021 and introduced within the days that adopted that he wanted to bear a number of surgical procedures to restore a handful of accidents that plagued him all through his championship reign. Omega wrestled in a compression prime with a noticeable brace on his arm, however nonetheless managed to tug out the win towards La Faccion Ingobernable.
Ahead of tonight’s semifinal match towards The United Empire, Omega spoke with Busted Open Radio and described his well being following his comeback. He beforehand stated on a gaming stream that if he was hit with one other main harm he’d retire from in-ring competitors.
“[I felt] pretty good,” Omega stated. “It’s a lot like riding a bike, getting back in the ring. It wasn’t too long until I felt comfortable again, but it was a unique scenario where, I was getting back in the ring for the first time after a long hiatus against three incredibly talented luchadors. Every area of the world, every culture, has their own take on wrestling and the way they go about performing pro wrestling. To come back to a scenario where I’m not really doing conventional pro wrestling in North America, and I’m in there with luchadors and people of a high lucha influence, it was a challenge. It was very cool, very fun, I ended up coming out of it unscathed, which is nice. I didn’t bang up anything else. I didn’t get any inkling or feeling that there wasn’t something that wasn’t ready to be back. As long as there were no red flags, for me, I’m just going to keep easing back into things without biting off more than I can chew”
AEW returns to pay-per-view this Sunday with the All Out occasion in Hoffman Estates (Chicago), Illinois. Check out the cardboard for the present under:
AEW World Trios Championship Finals
Interim AEW Women’s World Championship: Toni Storm vs. Dr. Britt Baker vs. Jamie Hayter vs. Hikaru Shida
AEW World Tag Team Championships: Swerve In Our Glory vs. The Acclaimed
TBS Championship: Jade Cargill vs. Athena
Wardlow & FTR vs. Jay Lethal & The Motor City Machine Guns
Casino Ladder Match
Bryan Danielson vs. Chris Jericho
Jungle Boy vs. Christian Cage
Ricky Starks vs. Powerhouse Hobbs
(Kickoff) Eddie Kingston vs. Tomohiro Ishii