AEW’s Kenny Omega Names Surprising Favourite Match From WWE WrestleMania 40

AEW’s Kenny Omega Names Surprising Favourite Match From WWE WrestleMania 40 WWE

AEW EVP Kenny Omega has revealed which match from WWE WrestleMania 40 was his favourite, explaining why he enjoyed the match so much.

While many expected one of Cody Rhodes’ two main events to be Kenny Omega’s highlight of the two-night event, Omega has revealed that he actually preferred another bout.

During a recent Twitch stream, Kenny Omega revealed that his favourite match from WrestleMania 40 was Gunther vs Sami Zayn for the Intercontinental Championship.

Sharing praise for Sami Zayn, Omega said:

“Sami Zayn… I would say he’s the most versatile, flexible wrestler and he’s proved over the course of not only his indie career, but, he’s proven it as Sami Zayn of course as well, and then when you put those two together, when you have someone who’s shown, under a mask, be one of the greatest sympathetic babyfaces but then also take the mask off, have him use his face, use his voice, use his body language and then also become the greatest sympathetic babyface.

“That to me is describing someone who is one of the greatest going and if you ask me, when you take out the pomp and circumstance and all sort of the cool throwback stuff that was in the main event of night two, my favorite in-ring match of WrestleMania was Sami versus GUNTHER.

“That’s just my opinion though and that’s me being a fan of in-ring stuff.

“The result was fantastic, it was emotional for me, obviously being a very good friend of Sami in real life and of course, the overall result of the grand finale and it was a very happy ending as well and it seemed everyone (was) extremely pleased with that too which I’m happy for.

“If the shoe’s on the other foot and those guys were bad guys, heels if you will, I would’ve loved for them to get the complete opposite reaction. I would have loved for people to be up in arms and really mad because they’re doing their job as a heel…

“So, I would say for me, the friends that I was watching for, more or less, but the ones that had very big nights, they killed it so I’m very happy about that.

This match ended with Sami Zayn hitting a top rope Brainbuster and Helluva Kick combo on Gunther to win the Intercontinental Championship.

With Zayn’s victory, he ended the longest Intercontinental Title reign of all time after 666 days.

Omega recently provided an update on his recovery from diverticulitis, which you can read more about right here.

Transcription via POST Wrestling. 

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