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In an epic cross-promotion showdown billed as The New Day vs. The Elite at E3, the newly topped IWGP heavyweight champion Kenny Omega took down Xavier Woods in a first-to-five Road Fighter V matchup that led to the previous WWE tag staff champion being compelled to eat habanero peppers.
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KENNY OMEGA IS THE CHAMPION OF BEATING XAVIER WOODS AT STREET FIGHTER AT #E32018. https://t.co/q5vwbLbDzH
Although Woods took his defeat in stride, Omega wasn’t about to let a chance to indicate up the New Day star go by:
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Omega simply instructed Woods something he can do Omega may to pepper and grabbed a pepper and shoved all of it in his mouth, stem and all #NewDayVsTheElite
The occasion started as a best-of-three sequence, with members of every staff going head-to-head. Kofi Kingston obtained the New Day without work to a powerful begin by sweeping his matchup with Nick Jackson.
Omega squared issues up with two straight wins over Massive E, establishing a closing between Woods and Matt Jackson that the New Day gained.
The conflict between WWE and New Japan was arrange when Woods responded to Omega calling him out on Twitter:
Austin Creed @ E3 Capcom stage @ 1pm pst @XavierWoodsPhD
Endurance, intelligence, clutch?! A @StreetFighter technician?!? Kenneth what are you speaking about?!? You actually simply held V-Set off to win this🙄 Im past bored with your empty gloating! How about this, I get on a aircraft, you do the identical, meet me someplace so we will finish this 😡 https://t.co/5clTgtn2R9
Omega has had a busy week already, defeating Kazuchika Okada in a 2-out-of-Three Falls match at Dominion on Saturday to win the title.
In the meantime, Woods doesn’t but know if he might be competing at Cash within the Financial institution on Sunday. The New Day will get to decide on which member competes within the ladder match, so maybe his preparation for that present value him in opposition to Omega.