There are signs that we may finally see New Japan Pro Wrestling and All Elite Wrestling working together.
As noted last night, Chris Jericho said that if he loses to Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 14 then Tanahashi will be granted a shot at the AEW World Championship. Jericho said he got permission from Tony Khan to offer the title shot.
Things got more interesting when the video was posted on New Japan Pro Wrestling’s YouTube channel. The video includes subtitles for the fans in Japan and the main thumbnail specifically mentions AEW. Check it out by clicking below. It’s very interesting to see them acknowledge AEW since there has been bitterness since Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks left the company last January.
New Japan also referenced AEW on their Twitter accounts:
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