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Wrestle Kingdom 13 – Omega and Tanahashi’s war of words

September 5, 2019


Let’s begin with the first match to be announced, The 66th IWGP Champion, Kenny Omega, will defend
against the challenger, Hiroshi Tanahashi. This match is a test of two differing
ideologies of pro-wrestling. We are proud to deliver our biggest show
of the year. We hope you look forward to it. Secondly, the event’s theme song is provided by
the reggae-punk band, SIM. This is an original song made just for
WRESTLE KINGDOM 13. This song is as epic as the show it represents. The third announcement is
the catchphrase for the show. The catchphrase is, “PRO-WRESTLING WINTER FEST 1.4” The concept is an entire festival,
starting from the fan event on January 3rd, Continuing through January 4th, And ending on January 5th in Korakuen Hall. We’ll deliver these 3 shows as a festival
and spread it all over Japan and to the world. Let’s hear from the main event competitors. Would the both of you kindly talk about your thoughts and aspirations? I’ve always wanted to spread pro-wrestling far and wide. For those watching for the first time, they
shouldn’t be left questioning what’s going on. Kenny has the eyes of the world upon him. And more and more people have found pro-wrestling, But the way he wrestles, It’s not easy for those watching for the
first time. There are so many questions, so many “whys” 昔はお前の古いやり方で通じたかもしれないが、
時代は変わったんだ。 今でもお前に声援を送るファンはいるが、
もう昔とはまるで違う。 お前に勝って欲しいから声援を
送っているんじゃない。 泣き喚きながら祈りを捧げているようだ。 痛々しくてもうお前の試合は見ていられない。
早く引退してくれないかと必死で祈ってるんだ。 しかし、だからといってお前に
情けをかけることはしない。 ここまで本当によくやって来たじゃないか。
エースの帰還だな。 Tanahashi,
last night you said a few things about Kenny… What stood out was when you said,
“Your time is up,” Can you tell us what you meant? Even though his pro-wrestling is fierce, And tough, It should never be cruel. That’s what I believe. That’s what I’ve always felt. And I finally figured it out last night. His pro-wrestling is inelegant. And watching Kenny’s other recent matches, I feel like they are satisfying themselves,
while leaving the fans behind. Kenny, what do you think about what Tanahashi said, that your pro-wresting is inelegant and that your time is up? 品のある試合など求めてもいない。
俺の望みは棚橋をぶちのめすことだ。 大勢の観客の前でお前はもう使い物にならないと
棚橋を辱めてやりたい。 プロレスは進化してるというのに
棚橋はいつまで経っても変化を拒み続けている。 その結果一人取り残された。 Not all change is necessarily for the best Some changes are, Other changes aren’t. I get your point,
that change is important, but, Pro-wrestling has its own history
and has its own culture. So, the very idea of pro-wrestling,
itself, never changes. What has changed is how you deliver it
and how you perform, but that’s just the surface. That’s what I think. 棚橋は古い考えに囚われている。
俺が楽にしてやろうじゃないか。 破壊するまでぶっ壊してやろう。 そしてファンもようやくお前ではなく、
俺が正しかったんだと目を覚ますだろう。 Going back to Tanahashi, This will be the last Tokyo Dome show
of the Heisei Era, Does that cross your mind? Yes, very much so. Because I want to set a milestone in history. Since I won G1 at the end of the Heisei Era, I will make an imprint on the Tokyo Dome,
at the end of the Heisei Era. お前の腐りきったイデオロギーとやらが
まだ通用するのかどうか見てみようじゃないか。 もしお前が勝ったら、一番に
おめでとうと言ってやる。 俺は認める、”ACE IS BACK”と。 だがそれは、終わりの始まりだ。

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85 Comments

  • Reply White Devil Rants And Reviews October 26, 2018 at 6:28 am

    Could have gone with Okada or Ibushi or Naito but instead you decide to give the main event to the Japanese John Cena. I plan to watch every other match on the card except for this one.

  • Reply Champ Rajendra October 26, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Please meri video Bhi Dekh lo
    https://youtu.be/pnFwVhUZDFM

  • Reply Jaleesa Greene October 26, 2018 at 6:30 am

    As always Hiroshi's hair looks magnificent. Also can we all just acknowledge the fact that the only reason that Kenny is really pissed off is because Hiroshi laid hands on Kota.

  • Reply Champ Rajendra October 26, 2018 at 6:30 am

    Please watch this video
    https://youtu.be/pnFwVhUZDFM

  • Reply Metalhead Wrestling October 26, 2018 at 6:31 am

    Can't wait to see how the rest of the card shakes up.

  • Reply Deda Deda October 26, 2018 at 6:32 am

    this will be a dream Match. No doubt about it. But I dont like the fact that Kenny is gonna drop belt so soon, he should have a longer run and drop it later to tanahashi. Just my opinion.

  • Reply El Aficionado October 26, 2018 at 6:40 am

    GO ACE! OVER, AND OVER AGAIN!

  • Reply Necroglobule October 26, 2018 at 6:41 am

    I love how smug Tanahashi's gotten since he won the G1. It's not arrogance, he's just super overconfident.

  • Reply L.Storm October 26, 2018 at 6:43 am

    LET'GO KENNY !!!

  • Reply The Spirit of Botan October 26, 2018 at 6:53 am

    The rematch I've been waiting for, like who do I even cheer for, I'm emotional already

  • Reply Ravnoor Chahal October 26, 2018 at 6:54 am

    Tanahashi is the best wrestler to ever come out of Japan but this match would still suck it's just gonna be a circus show because of this clown omega his promos are the fakest shit I have ever seen plus that wrestling style which looks nothing like wrestling

  • Reply Matt Larsen October 26, 2018 at 6:58 am

    That wording at the end…

    Please Kenny don't leave if Tana beats you

  • Reply Tylik L October 26, 2018 at 7:05 am

    Subtitles please

  • Reply Wali Zee October 26, 2018 at 7:09 am

    We all know kenny will lose

  • Reply Frank San October 26, 2018 at 7:14 am

    The music at the beginning is epic. Reminds me of old school street fighter. Like music when u are selecting characters preparing for battle. Side note omegas sephiroth outfit is sick

  • Reply Raja Soomro October 26, 2018 at 7:16 am

    Omega is winning n staying with NJPW cause he is rated by the management as there top guy

  • Reply JayIbz October 26, 2018 at 7:16 am

    Tanahashi needs one last title run before retiring and this will be it, he will beat Kenny

  • Reply stinkiiraven October 26, 2018 at 7:19 am

    Hopefully the Ace wins.

  • Reply Mr Shelby October 26, 2018 at 7:40 am

    Yo

  • Reply Frank San October 26, 2018 at 7:42 am

    6:07 vince got hard when he heard this.

  • Reply Meneertje MRT October 26, 2018 at 7:44 am

    The G1 Winner never loses the briefcase and never wins at WrestleKingdom. Won't be different this time.

  • Reply André Salazar October 26, 2018 at 7:44 am

    I've never wanted Tanahashi to win so badly, God is taking back his throne.

  • Reply Kevin Sanshiro October 26, 2018 at 7:45 am

    I'm afraid Kenny might leave the Company if Tana beats him at WK13.

  • Reply NostalgiNorden October 26, 2018 at 7:47 am

    I whish WWE could be like this.

  • Reply Kevin Javier October 26, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Who thinks that this match is gonna be 6 star match or maybe it'll surpass the Okada vs Omega Trilogy.

  • Reply nobody cares October 26, 2018 at 7:51 am

    Well I guess I'll be seeing you the E, Kenny.

  • Reply Buddy Barlow October 26, 2018 at 7:51 am

    Thing is Tanahashi really needs to win this

  • Reply YuutoHiroshige October 26, 2018 at 8:15 am

    From IWGP Intercontinental Championship to IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom…man how time flies by so fast.

  • Reply Frank San October 26, 2018 at 8:19 am

    Kenny needs to win this unless hes leaving which honestly i dont think he is. I still think him and elite are saying they might leave etc to create unpredictability in this match and other things. Tana wont bring anything new and exciting to his njpw reign that we havnt seen before. While omega is fresh and has plenty of crazy feuds down the line. Him vs naito for the belt. Him vs okada again. That story isnt over. Him vs jay white when white brings bc back to the top. Him vs a possible ibushi if he ever turns. Im sorry tana fans but he doesnt ever need the belt again.

  • Reply Romi Arkan October 26, 2018 at 8:19 am

    As obvious as Kenny was hinting that he'll leave if he loses at WK, we can't be sure just yet.
    Gedo's booking has been getting less straightforward.

  • Reply Noah Jones October 26, 2018 at 9:49 am

    Kenny won this press conference in my opinion

  • Reply AC joe October 26, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Fuck off tanahashi

  • Reply Leo Omega October 26, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Kenny Omega deserves to have a long iwgp heavyweight championship Reign I hope that he drops the title a Wrestle Kingdom 14 to Tetsuya Naito

  • Reply Noah Jones October 26, 2018 at 9:52 am

    5:22 I love Kenny’s expression, like “H’okay Hiroshi Tanahashi, keep believing that bud”

  • Reply Lance Sennin October 26, 2018 at 10:06 am

    "Tanahashi is a piece of crap."

    OOF

  • Reply Erick Lebron October 26, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Can we get an English translator(ion) for Tanahashis words?

  • Reply Fadhlan Rahim October 26, 2018 at 10:31 am

    when will japanese wrestlers learn that their hair doesnt fit their body?

  • Reply Saad Hussain October 26, 2018 at 10:38 am

    If you lose omega don't leave njpw please for God sake

  • Reply Iamd7me October 26, 2018 at 10:41 am

    We want Kenny Omega in njpw 2019

  • Reply Iamd7me October 26, 2018 at 10:41 am

    We want Kenny Omega in njpw 2019

  • Reply Iamd7me October 26, 2018 at 10:41 am

    We want Kenny Omega in njpw 2019

  • Reply Ray Ham October 26, 2018 at 10:51 am

    WM's last 4 main eventers : The same guy for 4 years (get well soon btw )
    WK's last 4 main eventers : Kenny(2) , Naito , Okada (2) and Tanahashi (2)

  • Reply Shaquille Exavier October 26, 2018 at 11:04 am

    Song in the background?

  • Reply Elliott Ranson October 26, 2018 at 11:06 am

    kennys english heel promos are rubbish. tana, just beat this guy so he can go to wwe so we dont have to see another match with 20mins of v triggers

  • Reply Dean Martin October 26, 2018 at 11:21 am

    Kenny's second Tokyo Dome main event

  • Reply Musattique Ali October 26, 2018 at 11:43 am

    GoAce! I really hope Tana wins this.

  • Reply 777 dmc October 26, 2018 at 11:47 am

    At the end Kenny says if he loses he's leaving NJPW

  • Reply 810野獣先輩 October 26, 2018 at 12:38 pm

    So I think Tanahashi win the match そして Kenny go to Royal rumble

  • Reply Charles Bennett October 26, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    I think Kenny should retain but something tells me Tanahashi is gonna win . This is gonna be great match . I just hope Kenny doesn't go to IMPACT WRESTLING when his contract expires

  • Reply dr.punchline 93 October 26, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    I want to start watching nwjp can someone tell me where i can watch it for free please

  • Reply Vipul Doshi October 26, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    damn tanas such a hater. IMO coming off very bitter

  • Reply Time2LevelUp October 26, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    SIM are great! I remember their songs from Yakuza Kiwami 2!

  • Reply oka231 gg October 26, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    "And I will suck him dry" made me giggle

  • Reply juice9100 October 26, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    Can't wait for this

  • Reply E・F 92 October 26, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    🙄👸👍👌棚橋さんも何だろう興味無いなぁー‼️😎👍反抗期だなぁ‼️😎👍BYE-BYE棚橋さん⁉️。。(〃_ _)σ∥👋👋👋👋👋

  • Reply adan galindo October 26, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Kenny is going to lose his title then he going to SEE watch.

  • Reply Slickster0456 October 26, 2018 at 3:35 pm

    Kenny's gonna suck Tanahashi dry. Errr, …yeah.

  • Reply kharil hasan October 26, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    I think Kenny will win. Tanahashi will do its best to elevated and make Kenny look good. This could a perfect way to end the old Era and start it with a bang.

  • Reply Kendu KungfuPanda October 26, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    WHEN #WCW WAS STILL IN CIRCULATION UNDER TED TURNER AT THAT TIME I GUESS HE AND THE OTHER INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS IN AMATEUR PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING (Lucha LIBRE) ASSOCIATIONS HAD TRADITIONAL CULTURE OF TRADING THE FULLY AND NON FULLY EMPLOYED WORKERS SUPERSTARS OF THE SQUARE CIRCLE #WWF AND #NWA HAD AND HAVE DONE THIS AS WELL FOR THE RECORD THIS TITANS OF THE RING SQUARE OR CIRCLE IN AND OUT OLD AND NEW DEVELOPING AND A ESTABLISH LEGITIMACY IN THE SPORTS THE 🎙 MIC AND OFF BROADWAY STYLE OF PRESENTATION A ART OF SORTS WORLD ROUND GLADIATORS ARE THE STARS THAT SUPPORT THEM TO BE THERE OWN AND TO STAND FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHERS WHEN IT COUNTS #NJPW RUMBLING OF THE RING SIDE SOUNDS AND SITES SAFETY UNRESOLVED BUT INSURED LIGHTS CAMERAS 🎥 CAMERAS 📸 ACTION ACTION THE DRAMA THE BROMANCE THE ROMANCE AND COMEDIC PRESENCE SLOW AND FAST PACED STILL AND COLD WATERS IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT AFTER THE LIGHTS AFTER THE CENTER STAGE THE FRIENDSHIP AND RIVALRY CONTINUES THE MAKE UP AND BREAK UPS OF OUR LIVES THE NEW BIRTH AND THE HAUNTING PASS THAT IS SPORTS OF ALL KINDS AS WE AS PLAYERS USERS FANS AND THE OTHERS WE CANT WAIT LET THE BATTLE TO THE TOP BEGIN AND AS CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED CROWN 👸 CROWN 🤴 CROWN 👑 AND TITLE BELTS CHANGE HANDS TIME AND TIME AGAIN THE SPOTLIGHT OF OAK AND THE STRENGTH OF THE BULL TRI-MARK THE YANG AND YING THE FLASHING LIGHTS THE INJURED AND THE TIRE CAUGHT A FLAT OUT OF THE TRUNK IN A NEW WAY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AND OUT OF THE WAY OF THE LIGHT 💡

  • Reply Natasja Aitchison October 26, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    I’m always surprised by how well Kenny can wrestle with his head that far up his own ass😳

  • Reply Natasja Aitchison October 26, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    If Kenny leaves njpw because he loses in January he’s only flushing his own career down the toilet. Maybe Ibushi will be allowed the space, free of Kenny’s massive ego to flourish and reach his full potential while Kwnny spends a few months as WWE’s shiny new toy before being relegated to being a big name jobber.

  • Reply Space Lion October 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    6:07 pause

  • Reply Manik Aftab October 26, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    subtitles….damnit

  • Reply Rally Ross October 26, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    Sub titles needed

  • Reply LoneShadow October 26, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    Tanahshi. Kenny Omega. Top pro wrestlers that are still in their prime. Still the best wrestlers in the world. I see a match of the ages. And I don't honestly don't know who to root for more. But I'll bet that the man to win that match will be none other than The Best Bout Machine Kenny Omega.

  • Reply Travis London October 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Kenny will lose.

  • Reply Tatsu October 26, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Tanahashi is going to eat Omega alive.

  • Reply Emist Paylor Cyren October 26, 2018 at 10:04 pm

    Kenny Omega needs to win this match!

  • Reply Alex AJMJ October 27, 2018 at 1:28 am

    LIKE SI ERES LATINO :V

  • Reply Chantelle Solani October 27, 2018 at 1:44 am

    i think kenny is losing

  • Reply Ko44cHPM October 27, 2018 at 6:05 am

    GO ACE!

  • Reply James Ellis October 27, 2018 at 7:03 am

    I'm on Kenny's side in terms of where he's taking wrestling but having said that I want to see Tanahashi with the title at least one more time so… GO ACE!

  • Reply Fabrizio October 27, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    There hasn't been a IWGP title change at Wrestle Kingdom since 2011. The champ always retains! It's time for that to change . At the end of the show, I want Tanahashi to shout "AISHITEMASU~!"

  • Reply Fabrizio October 27, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    Kenny will leave NJPW and become the new "Big Dog" in WWE

  • Reply Gary Tucker October 27, 2018 at 4:15 pm

    Even though the two wrestlers I'm about to mention aren't my favorites, in light of DX vs Bros of Destruction, if there was a true once in a lifetime I would want to see, it's this; * (7xIWGP Champ, 2x IC Champ, 2x Tag Champ, 2x New Japan Cup, 3x G1 Climax)1/100, the Ace of NJPW–HIROSHI TANAHASHI of Japan VS. (16x WWE Champ, 5x US Champ, 4x Tag Team Champ, 2x Royal Rumble, 1x Money-Bank) H+L+R, the Franchise of WWE–JOHN CENA of the USA!!! Would have to happen soon but most likely won't, still that would be cool, IMO IJS.

  • Reply Tyson Gilbert October 28, 2018 at 6:59 am

    To ME Tanahashi is ON THE ROOF every time, he's been there. Lol

    I found this and loved the second forms instrumentals. https://youtu.be/zdY2wbM-UKE

  • Reply The Ru October 29, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    As much as I like Kenny, I'm 100% behind the Ace! I just can't bring myself to cheer for Kenny when he's across the ring from one of my all time favourites.

  • Reply WTS Dubs November 10, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    If he leaves NJPW, it would be nice if he went anywhere but WWE. Maybe ROH, so he can still be at the MSG show.

  • Reply Karim Rodriguez November 11, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    De lujo!!

  • Reply Roberto Soto November 16, 2018 at 11:46 am

    Kenny is winning, i have no doubts about it; about Hiroshi…. well to be abosultelly honest he should take a year a off to fully recover from his arm & leg injuries, he's been dealing with that for almost 3 years!
    And people is the comment section please STOP WONDERING when is Kenny leaving for WWE! It is annoying, he's just trolling! he has said numerous times how he despices their monopoly.

    1. World Championship & Intercontinental Championships hardly ever change hands at Wrestle Kingdom
    2. Kenny is winning to proof he is not a flop
    3. Hiroshi winning would be pointless, they brought him back with the purpose of facing Kazuchika at Wrestling Dontaku in the Streak vs Streak match (which was pointless) and to win the G1 Climax in order to face Kenny at Wrestling Kingdom
    4. Hiroshi winning would not only be pointless but very selfish
    5. They are pushing Kenny as the 2nd top guy of the company, he won the Title after 2 years of hard work, do you really think he will say ''oh i won this, so i did it all, goodbye New Japan''
    6. WWE is trash nowadays (you can tell it by reading it's ratings) why would Kenny sign with them?! Back in late 2016 & early 2017 WWE was on fire and Kenny was indeed considering sigining with them, but even then he refused; so if he refused back then what in the world makes you think he would sign now????!!!!!

    Even if Hiroshi wins (which i don't think would be the case) i don't think Kenny would be leaving either.

  • Reply Kevin Sanshiro November 23, 2018 at 5:37 am

    I don't want Tana to win Kenny is carrying the Calvary right now for the Company.

  • Reply Crisanto Rivera November 24, 2018 at 6:43 am

    Kenny will lose this match he's a joke.

  • Reply Adarsh Salvi December 11, 2018 at 7:16 pm

    Kick out tanahashi.. from katayoku no tenshi iii

  • Reply Fite-4-Ever December 13, 2018 at 8:12 pm

    God I'm excited for this. Not just from an in ring perspective ,because these two are gonna put on a barn burner no doubt. But from what it means for New Japan going forward. If Kenny drops the belt is he leaving and doing AEW, or heading to WWE? Or do they keep the title on him, definitively make him the face/future of the company with okada.

  • Reply Dragon Of dojima January 1, 2019 at 12:21 am

    COME ON KENNY PROVE THESE FOOLS YOU ARE WORTHY OF BEING CHAMPION

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