AEW star Kenny Omega is just not averse to the concept of AEW and WWE doing a “expertise tradeoff” as he believes such an initiative would carry immense pleasure to present followers of each corporations and in addition presumably develop the general wrestling fanbase.
“If, for some purpose, WWE got here knocking on our door and mentioned, ‘hey, we might like to do a expertise swap or tradeoff, or work collectively on one thing, I would be all for it,'” mentioned Omega, throughout his look on The Wrestling Observer Radio on Friday.
Omega, who additionally serves as an EVP for AEW, joked that whereas he would love such a tradeoff, he is undecided whether or not AEW Chairman Tony Khan could be equally receptive to the concept.
“No matter advantages the wrestling fan should at all times come first,” he mentioned. “If you begin interested by fantasy situations, if wrestlers crossed over like that, it will get actually thrilling.”
Omega felt a expertise trade might actually assist develop wrestling’s general reputation.
“I feel that is the form of shot within the arm that wrestling wants,” mentioned Omega, a former IWGP Heavyweight Champion. “Will we reach attracting extra viewers than we have already got on the desk? We’d by no means know till we tried.
“And even when we’re unable to create new followers, it is nonetheless a win-win since you’re solely to going make the present fan happier,” added Omega.
Since assuming an workplace place and in addition producing AEW matches as an agent, Omega admitted his perspective on how he views skilled wrestling has modified drastically.
“I’m at all times interested by the fan first,” he mentioned. “I do not assume you are gonna drive any followers away by having a pleasant environment and dealing collectively.”
Omega additionally spoke in size in regards to the enhancing relations between AEW and NJPW and the opportunity of doing crossover exhibits together with his previous firm.
“If phrase of mouth travelled that some actually good wrestlers from one other nation are wrestling on Dynamite, it might actually assist each corporations. Finish of the day, it is all about satisfying our followers, and that is what we’re striving for.”
Omega will problem Jon Moxley for the AEW World Championship throughout a particular episode of AEW Dynamite: Winter is Coming on December 2.
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