Recently, huge news broke the internet that Kenny Omega has been challenged by a former WWE star who is still active in his service as a wrestler and a rock star. This wrestler recently appeared in New Japan Pro Wrestling at the Power Struggle event and laid out a challenge for Kenny Omega.

According to Cage Side Seats, this man is none other than the man who claims himself to be the best at what he does. He is Y2J Chris Jericho and he has challenged Omega for a match at Wrestle Kingdom 12. This event will take place on January 4, 2018. It will take place at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

This will be an interesting match which will take place for the first time.

Gist of the story

The challenge by Y2J was issued when Kenny Omega was standing in the ring and the lights went out. A promo video started on the jumbotron. Everyone was shocked when suddenly the screen showed Y2J Chris Jericho in an angry and fiery expression. The moment Chris Jericho appeared, it was quite obvious that why was he there for. Jericho and Omega have been involved in several Twitter battles previously which gives a hint.

The air was cleared when Jericho was seen holding a poster of Kenny Omega. The challenge was on its way. In the promo, Jericho claimed himself to be the best in the world at what he does.

He even called out names of wrestlers like Heart Break Kid Shawn Michaels, Rated-R Superstar Edge and CM Punk who use to call themselves the best but are not anymore in this profession. After Jericho made the challenge, Kenny Omega accepted it immediately and the date is fixed. Chris Jericho has threatened to end the push and title-reign of Kenny Omega.

Facts about Y2J

According to, Jericho's real name is Chris Irvine. He was born in Manhasset, New York. Y2J's finishing moves are the Walls of Jericho and the Codebreaker. He made his Pro-Wrestling debut in 1990. He has wrestled in promotions like World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling(ECW) and World Wrestling Entertainment(WWE).

Titles held by Chris Jericho: 4 Time WCW Cruiserweight Champion, WCW World Television Champion, 5 Time WWE World Champion, WWE Undisputed Heavyweight Champion (first ever), 5 Time World Tag Team Champion, 2 Time WWE Tag Team Champion, European Champion, Hardcore Champion, 9 Time Intercontinental Champion.

Omega facts

Tyson Smith was born on October 16, 1983. He is a professional wrestler from Canada. His ring name is Kenny Omega. Currently, he is signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he is IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion.