– As we’ve noted before, IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega defeated Chris Jericho in one of the featured bouts of Wrestle Kingdom 12. The match received a ton of positive reviews after being hyped up for several months. Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega Tweeted out the following about their match:
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) January 4, 2018
Regardless of the match result, #AlphaVsOmega at #WK12 #njwk12 was a fight with no clear victor. Sometimes, those are the best ones. Thanks to everyone around the world for watching. #ChangeTheWorld pic.twitter.com/E9QMobqxWo
— Kenny Omega (@KennyOmegamanX) January 5, 2018
– Per report from F4WOnline, Wrestle Kingdom 12 generated 43,000 total fans (34,995 paying fans) in attendance at the Tokyo Dome. It was the largest audience for a professional wrestling event in Japan in 15 years. The event was considered to be a near-sellout because of the stage and ring setup NJPW used.
– NJPW is set to return stateside on March 25th from Long Beach, California at the Walter Pyramid for USA: Strong Style Evolved. It was announced tickets will go on sale on January 29 at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Prices range from $50-$200. Ticket sell site has yet to be announced.