Exclusive: Did WWE Know Chris Jericho Was Challenging Kenny Omega To A Match At NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom?

Nick Hausman
Exclusive: Did WWE Know Chris Jericho Was Challenging Kenny Omega To A Match At NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom?

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 24: Chris Jericho attends the Loudwire Music Awards at The Novo by Microsoft on October 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harmony Gerber/Getty Images)

After speaking with a credible source WrestleZone can confirm that WWE did not know that Chris Jericho was going to challenge Kenny Omega to a match at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 12.

WWE did not learn about Jericho’s challenge until it aired at NJPW’s Power Struggle on Saturday night.

Jericho is not currently under contract to WWE and did not have to give them a heads up.

Stay with WrestleZone for all the latest on Chris Jericho, NJPW and Wrestle Kingdom 12.

Related: Kenny Omega Praises Jericho Ahead Of WK12 Match, Talks About His Popularity Ceiling In NJPW, Accuses Other Wrestlers Of Copying Him, More

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