Chris Jericho’s choice to signal with All Elite Wrestling appears to be a latest one as he had talks with WWE just in the previous few weeks, in accordance with Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio.
As we have famous, Jericho revealed his affiliation with AEW at right now’s massive Double Or Nothing rally in Jacksonville, FL. He later acknowledged in a video that he was with AEW for the “lengthy haul” and that he was trying ahead to “altering the universe” with the brand new promotion. Jericho acknowledged on the rally that he was not doing this for the cash, as a result of he already has that, however he was doing it as a result of he believes in attempting new issues and attempting various things, as AEW is doing.
WWE responded to the Jericho’s AEW signing by transferring him to their Alumni roster this night.
It appears like Jericho’s take care of AEW isn’t an unique contract as he is nonetheless concerned about working with New Japan Pro Wrestling. It’s believed that a lot of the AEW wrestlers are signing unique offers, however Jericho’s could be totally different. Jericho nonetheless desires to work for NJPW, if a deal might be labored out, and NJPW officials are mentioned to be very concerned about utilizing Jericho for his or her massive occasions sooner or later.
Jericho’s AEW debut will come at their first massive occasion, Double Or Nothing, in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 on the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
For those that missed it, under is video of Jericho signing his contract with AEW’s Tony Khan together with one other Instagram submit from right now’s rally: