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Kenny Omega Says It's "Too Soon" To Revisit A Match Against Kazuchika Okada
Posted By: Dustin Frisch on May 12, 2017
Kenny Omega spoke with ESPN on a number of wrestling topics surrounding NJPW, one topic was about his rematch with Okada being "too soon".
His upcoming rematch with Kazuchika Okada:
"If I'm going to give you a personal opinion, I would say that, I personally think it's too soon to revisit that match. I would have liked to just let that performance be, come back to it at a later date. But there comes a time in business when it's just important to move numbers, put asses in seats, as the saying goes, and you have to come out guns blazing. "I knew eventually there would be a second match, regardless of how good or bad it was. I think there's going to be a third, [and] I still think there's going to be an Omega-Okada four. [But] I've been called to duty sooner than I would have liked to have been, and I'm put into a situation where that match is still very fresh in everyone's minds."
Along with that, it comes as no surprise to many fans that NJPW is different than WWE, Impact, etc. Omega said the following about the difference between NJPW and other US promotions.
"We're not mimicking anyone, this is New Japan. It's an option aside from the other wrestling brands that are around, and I don't just mean WWE, but it's different from TNA, it's different from Ring of Honor, it's really its own thing -- it's got its own distinct look, its own distinct style."
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