Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega's upcoming match is one of the most anticipated showdowns in recent memory. On his Conversation With The Big Guy podcast, Ryback discussed the match and Jericho's upcoming cruise.
Jericho's Rock 'N Wrestling Rage at Sea cruise will leave out of Miami on Oct. 27, 2018 and will be having matches aboard the ship. Ryback said he believes there will be a lot of recreational fun along with the wrestling.
"That was kind of a random thing that popped up. Chris is not with WWE right now. He is doing a Cruise right now, which is really unique. They are going on a Cruise with Pro Wrestling, and Jericho is there with you. I don't know about the details of it or anything," Ryback said. "There was some stuff going on according to various sources, but he's going to have Wrestling with New Japan and ROH guys, with a tournament. I have a feeling there will be a whole lot of drinking."
Jericho will face Omega, the IWGP U.S. Champion, at WrestleKingdom 12 on Jan. 4, 2018 at the Tokyo Dome in what will be his first match outside of the WWE since he signed with the company in 1999. It's considered a one-shot deal and Jericho is will likely return to the WWE next year. Ryback said Omega is a big enough star to make the match feel important. He said he thinks Omega would be successful if he ever made the jump to the WWE and revealed he wouldn't mind facing Omega himself.
"He's wrestling Kenny Omega, who has a good amount of buzz on the internet. If he were to walk down the street, nobody would know who he is, but inside the wrestling community, he is sort of a big deal on the internet. If he ever decides to go to WWE I think they can do something with him at some point," Ryback said. "Kenny was in developmental for quite some time, but I've heard nothing but positive things about him. I would actually really like to wrestle him. He and Chris are going to face off at New Japan for WrestleKingdom. I think it'll be a good match. A lot of fun."
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Source: Conversation With The Big Guy
Peter Bahi contributed to this article.