The New Day (Massive E, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston) defeated The Elite (IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega, IWGP Tag Group Champions The Younger Bucks) in a Road Fighter V battle in the present day on the E3 conference in Los Angeles. The sport ended 2-1 as Kofi defeated Nick Jackson, Kenny defeated Massive E and Woods defeated Matt Jackson.
That first sequence led to Omega difficult Woods to see who might get to five wins first. Woods challenged The Younger Bucks & Omega to place their IWGP Titles on the road however the stipulation ended up being one that may see the loser eat sizzling peppers. Omega completed the competitors off 5-Four and The Elite took the general win. Omega ended up consuming peppers as properly as a result of he did not need Woods displaying him up.
There was numerous pleasant again & forth between the 2 sides throughout the gameplay. The Younger Bucks ended up superkicking host Tasty Steve at one level following one among Omega’s losses to Woods. There was one other notable second from The Younger Bucks throughout the competitors when Matt requested, “Who’s able to see The Younger Bucks nearly superkick The New Day again to WWE’s midcard?”
After the competitors, Woods talked about first reaching out to Omega on Twitter just a few years again and teased working collectively extra sooner or later.
“This present day is what now we have been engaged on, collectively, for the previous three years,” Woods stated whereas recovering from the peppers. “So we wish to say that we admire each single particular person, anyone who’s ever watched a dumb video that we made, anyone who’s ever picked up a controller, anyone who ever picked up a stick as a result of they love combating video games. Four years in the past I reached out to him on Twitter, I slid in his DMs. I stated, ‘Hey, I do know you want combating video games, you want video video games. I do, too. We each wrestle.’ We’re from two totally different worlds, these two teams, and hopefully we see a day the place all of it comes collectively precisely how all people desires it to. Right now was step 1. So go inform your folks that did not watch this, that they should watch this. Go inform your folks that are not speaking about this, that they should speak about it as a result of what occurred in the present day is due to these three proper right here [points to The Elite].” And although
Omega adopted Woods with a show-closing promo of his personal and likewise teased The New Day and The Elite working collectively extra.
“, it is true. Years and years and years in the past, two males set out on a path. A path to alter not solely the wrestling world however the world of video video games as properly,” Omega stated whereas additionally recovering from the peppers. “We felt that, sure, these two worlds ought to come collectively. They need to unite. We should not be towards one another, we should always all work collectively in the direction of one frequent objective. One way or the other due to the powers that be, due to you those who needed to see it occur, this, this online game competitors, has occurred between folks from two fully totally different corporations. In a literal sense, it actually is a brand new day. I’ve a catchphrase, Change The World, and that is precisely what folks like The New Day are doing, and that is precisely what we’re attempting to do right here. Guess what, everybody? We do not hate one another. The truth is, what we wish to do is figure collectively to provide you guys the perfect leisure package deal you’ve got ever seen. So far as I am involved, step 1 was a large success. This feud, as of in the present day, is over. Nonetheless, sooner or later in time, Creed, I hope I run into you once more. And although, sure, I respect you, sure, the truth is I respect all of you, I’ll even love you…”
The stream ended with each teams hugging and embracing. Above is full video of the stream from Woods’ UpUpDownDown YouTube channel. Under are post-match Twitter feedback from Woods:
I’ve puked 3 times, and I can now really feel the warmth transferring by my gut like a stone the scale of my fist…. the battle on the opposite finish begins. Price it. This is likely one of the happiest days of my life. #E3 pic.twitter.com/1LREmQf6UJ
Austin Creed @ E3 Capcom stage @ 1pm pst (@XavierWoodsPhD) June 14, 2018