TSN in Canada announced today that they will air a documentary about Kenny Omega on March 27th.
Omega Man: A Wrestling Love Story has been filming over the last few months by Jockumentary Productions Inc in association with Bell Media. The one hour documentary follows the career of a Winnipeg kid making it big in Japan.
The documentary features interviews with Chris Jericho, Dave Meltzer, and more.
Omega is currently back home in Winnipeg, and is expected to do promotion ahead of its premiere date.
Winnipeg-born Tyson Smith, better known by his ring name, Kenny Omega, is the most famous wrestler you’ve never heard of. After opting out of a career with the WWE to pursue a role in the New Japan Pre-Wrestling, he skyrocketed to fame. Produced by Jockumentary Productions Inc. in association with Bell Media, directed by Yung Chang, and executive produced by Dale Burshtein.
Omega Man: A Wrestling Love Story airs on TSN on March 27th, 2019 at 7:30PM.
No word if it will air outside Canada.
WWE Files Trademark For Possible New Characters
WWE filed three new trademarks on July 15, 2019.
As first reported by PWInsider, WWE filed trademarks for “Smackville”, “The O.C”, and “Shorty G”.
The only confirmed usage is the Smackville name, which is an up-coming WWE Network special on July 27, 2019.
Although not confirmed, several are speculating The O.C could stand for “Original Club”, in reference to Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, and AJ Styles.
Below are the trademark filings from the United States Trademark Office.
Former Shane Strickland To Make 205 Live Debut This Tuesday
Isiah “Swerve” Scott, fka Shane Strickland is set to make his 205 Live debut this Tuesday against Drew Gulak.
— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) July 19, 2019
Scott signed with WWE earlier this year following a battle with Lucha Underground to be released from his contract. He had a successful run with MLW, as well as the independent scene.
Since debuting with NXT, he underwent a name change from Shane Strickland to Isiah “Swerve” Scott.
MJF Signs Multi-Year Deal With All Elite Wrestling
MJF has extended his current contract with All Elite Wrestling, converting it into a multi-year deal.
The company posted a video today on social media which shows MJF signing the new deal. MJF was initially signed to a short-team deal with the company in January.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) July 19, 2019
MJF also has a contract with Major League Wrestling, where he debuted in 2017. His MLW contract allows him to work outside the company.
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