Kenny Omega was interviewed by Sportskeeda and cut a promo on NXT and the prospect of a “war” between NXT and AEW, saying that on AEW, “You’re going to see real stars. Not developmental talent, but real stars.”
You can call it a war if you want. It’s like, to me, we’re in a completely different kind of business. I mean what they’re doing is different from what we’re doing. It’s weird, because it’s hard to say you’re going to war with people that I call my friends.
And yet, we are going to war. And yet, when I sit back and look at the grand picture, I’m going to war with these dudes that, if we were on the same show together, the same promotion…let’s pretend there were no borders. Let’s pretend there were no promotions. Let’s just pretend there’s just one big promotion. If these guys were in the same show as me, they’d be in the dark match. They’d be in the opening match of my main event match.
You wanna call that a war, you wanna call that competition? Go ahead. Maybe it’s fun for you to do. That’s cool. But we’re different planets. And you’re going to see that right away, when you see 10,000+ arenas sold out. You’re going to see smiles on fans’ faces. You’re going to see real stars. Not developmental talent but real stars appearing on your television sets, every week.
NXT’s Dominik Dijakovic, who is wrestling Keith Lee on NXT next week, posted this in response:
— Kenny Omega (@KennyOmegamanX) September 19, 2019