After successfully defending his IWGP United States Championship at NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over, Will Ospreay will face Kenny Omega at Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4, 2023.
The match was set at the NJPW x STARDOM event, after Omega appeared via video to challenge Ospreay for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship. Ospreay quickly accepted the challenge.
Omega last wrestled for NJPW on January 4, 2019 in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 13, dropping the IWGP Heavyweight Championship to Hiroshi Tanahashi.
BREAKING@kennyomegamanx has challenged @willospreay for the IWGP United States Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 17!#njpw #njwk17 #NJPWxSTARDOM pic.twitter.com/BCPxPr6olo
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) November 20, 2022