Kenny Omega Announces Departure From NJPW
Kenny Omega lost the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship to Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 13 on January 4. Three days later, The Cleaner has now announced his departure from NJPW. The title loss has led to speculations that Omega could be leaving NJPW for WWE or AEW.
It was earlier reported that The Best Bout Machine had received a “fantastic offer” from WWE and it’s up to him to decide which promotion he will wrestle for next.
Chris Jericho Loses Hair At Wrestle Kingdom 13
Chris Jericho lost the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship to Tetsuya Natio in a highly physical matchup that saw both men tearing each other apart. The match was so brutal that Y2J suffered some nasty welts on his torso thanks to Naito’s deadly cane shots. The WWE icon also lost a good chunk of his hair during the epic title defense.
Paige Has Found Love
Former SmackDown Live General Manager and 2-time WWE Divas Champion Paige has found love again in rockstar Ronnie Radke. The first-ever NXT Women’s Champion took to Instagram to share their picture with fans. The two were seen together at UFC 232 where Paige had an altercation with a fan.
Brock Lesnar Must Pay Fine To Fight Again In Nevada
WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar may not be allowed to fight again in Nevada unless a fine of $250,000 is paid to the Nevada State Athletic Commission in compensation for The Beast’s drug screening failure.
“(Lesnar) is still suspended based on his fine. He is required to pay the fine or set up a payment plan with the Attorney General’s Office (to get cleared from the suspension).” – NSAC Executive Director Bob Bennett via MMAWeekly.