Kenny Omega and Will Ospreay are considered two of the very best in the pro wrestling world. In fact, they paved the way for many other stars to make a name for themselves outside WWE. The two are set to face each other very soon, something that fans have dreamed about for many years. That being said, it seems Will Ospreay is the current favorite to win their upcoming match.

Kenny Omega and Will Ospreay’s rivalry has been going on for many years now. In fact, it was finally announced that Will Ospreay and Kenny Omega will battle it out at Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4th.

Will Ospreay will be defending the IWGP United States Heavyweight Title against Kenny Omega at the event. According to betting odds released by, Ospreay has been listed as the -300 favorite to retain the title, while Omega is the +200 underdog.

We will have to wait and see whether Ospreay will be able to defeat Kenny Omega and retain his IWGP US Title. Regardless of the outcome, fans can expect an early Match Of The Year candidate from two of the very best in the world right now.


Here is the updated card for Wrestle Kingdom 17 below:

IWGP World Heavyweight Title Match

Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White (c)

IWGP Women’s Title Match

Tam Nakano vs. Kairi (c)

IWGP United States Heavyweight Title Match

Kenny Omega vs. Will Ospreay (c)

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Fatal 4 Way

El Desperado vs. Master Wato vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. Taiji Ishimori (c)

Tournament Finals for the Inaugural NJPW World Television Title

Ren Narita vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

NEVER Openweight Title Match

Tama Tonga vs. Karl Anderson (c)

IWGP Tag Team Titles Match

Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI vs. FTR (c)

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles Match

Lio Rush and YOH vs. TJP and Francesco Akira (c)

Antonio Inoki Memorial Six-Man Tag Team Match

Minoru Suzuki, Tiger Mask, and Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, and Satoshi Kojima

Keiji Mutoh, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Shota Umino vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, and BUSHI

Opening Match: NJPW Young Lions Exhibition

Ryohei Oiwa vs. Boltin Oleg

Opening Match: New Japan Ranbo

Participants TBA

Final four will challenge for the Provisional KOPW 2023 Trophy at New Year Dash on January 5.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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