Kenny Omega comments on The Elite’s return at Full Gear; will challenge for major title in January

AEW Executive Vice President Kenny Omega took to Twitter to comment on the return of the The Elite at Full Gear as they challenged Death Triangle for the World Trios Titles. The was the groups first match since the ALL OUT pay-per-view, held in September. They had been suspended following a backstage fight that took place with CM Punk at the the PPV’s media scrum.

The Elite were unsuccessful at Full Gear in re-capturing the World Trios Titles. The Elite and Death Triangle will have another match at this Wednesday’s episode of Dynamite in a best-of-seven series.

In a video promo shown at the NJPW X STARDOM Historic X-Over event, Kenny Omega announced his return to NJPW, issuing a challenge to Will Ospreay for the IWGP United States Championship Wrestle Kingdom 17, which will take place on January 4, 2023.

Ospreay accepted Omega’s challenge. Omega last wrestled for NJPW at Wrestling Kingdom 13, losing the IWGP Heavyweight Championship to Hiroshi Tanahashi. He then left NJPW to sign with AEW.