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Photo op turns WWE real quick as Kenny Omega hits Jebailey with the Sweet Chin Music in the CEO 2016 ring

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • June 24, 2016 at 7:01 p.m. PDT • Comments: 43

CEO is a tournament series that is known for its amazing presentation. Pro wrestling-style entrances for players, epic lighting spectacles, and even a giant wrestling ring for competitors to run their sets is the norm for one hot June weekend every year.


Day 1 of CEO 2016 is well underway, and we've already witnessed one of the best and most hilarious moments to ever occur at the event.

After his match against EG|Justin Wong in the Street Fighter 5 rumble, Kenny Omega was greeted by a fired up Alex Jebailey, the tournament's organizer. What started as a friendly photo opportunity for the pro wrestler and long-time fighting game community member quickly turned WWE when Jebailey attacked Omega during a handshake.

Omega was ready for the attempted grapple, though, and fired back with a Sweet Chin Music kick putting Jebailey to sleep in his own right. You can see the moment unfold in the GIF below.


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And of course, the aftermath...

Editor's note: As a disclaimer, I'd just like to say that all of this was performed in jest and this was very clearly not a real assault of any kind.
This isn't the first time we've seen something like this go down in the CEO ring. Last year, EG|K-Brad recreated former WWE superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin's entrance, complete with Stone Cold Stunner on the announcer.

You can check out the full footage from today's hilarity in the archive below.

CEO 2016 showdown: Kenny Omega vs. Alex Jebailey


CEO Gaming archive

Big thanks to Iantothemax for sharing this clip.
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