A revolution has hit professional wrestling after the launch of All Elite Wrestling in Jacksonville, Florida. AEW being led by Cody Rhodes, Matt Jackson, and Nick Jackson, as well as Tony Khan.
Just when it seemed the AEW Double or Nothing rally was over. Wrestling legend Chris Jericho would make a shock entrance and go on to confirm that he is officially joining the AEW roster.
“I’m here because I believe in doing something different, I believe in doing something new. It’s what I’ve always done my entire career. I’m a maverick. I’m an outlaw. I’m a pariah. I’m Chris Jericho, baby.”
“I’m not here just to change the world. AEW is not here just to change the world. We are going to change the whole universe.”
As soon as Chris Jericho inked his deal with All Elite Wrestling, credibility for AEW was immediately gained. Make no mistakes about it, AEW is Jericho.
If you are one the unlucky people to miss out on the Chris Jericho Rock and Wrestling Rager at Sea, don’t be down too much because soon you can stream it maaan!
The entire Sea of Honor tournament will be available on FITE, including Jay Briscoe vs Kenny King, Marty Scurll vs Rhett Titus and much, much more.
Oh yeah, the historic showdown between the Alpha Club and the Bullet Club will also be all available all in a special called “Streaming For Vengeance”. The event will be available on FITE.tv on November 3rd at 8 pm EST with replays available shortly after.
EVIL and Zack Sabre, Jr. were set to compete in a special challenge match at New Japan Pro Wrestling King of Pro Wrestling event. It was a match that was widely looked at as having implications as to who would be the first challenger for Chris Jericho and his IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
The show was going to plan with entrances proceeding as usual. Sabre, Jr. and Taka Michinoku would cut a promo in the ring on the King of Darkness and EVIL would then enter the arena whilst being carried on a throne by multiple masked figures. Everything seemed to be going normal until a masked member of the King of Darkness’ entourage quickly turned on EVIL as he entered the ring and began to attack. It was revealed that the masked culprit in the mask was indeed the IWGP Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho.
Jericho attacked EVIL at length before unmasking and then hitting him with the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. Jericho beat EVIL up so badly that the referee Tiger Hattori had no choice but to call the scheduled match off.
Within a day of this taking place, it was revealed that on November 3rd at Edion Arena in Osaka, EVIL will take on Chris Jericho for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
Fans at All In this past Saturday night were left shocked, when the current IWGP Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho made a surprise appearance at the show. It was an added bonus for fans in attendance, as there were no suggestions of Jericho appearing at the show.
After Kenny Omega had defeated Pentagon Jr, the lights went out and fans were left wondering. Unbeknownst to everyone watching, Jericho had replaced Pentagon during this time. As the lights came back on, whilst wearing Pentagon’s full attire, Jericho laid out Omega after hitting with the Codebreaker. Jericho made sure to remind Omega that the two will see each other this coming October on Jericho’s cruise,
Chris Jericho will be teaming up with The Young Bucks and face the team of Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes & Marty Scurll in a six-man tag this October on Jericho’s Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Rager at Sea. Make sure to book your cabin on the cruise now if you haven’t done so already at ChrisJerichoCruise. This is a can’t miss event and a once in a lifetime opportunity. So, hop aboard the Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Rager at Sea this October. In other words, get on the cruise of Jericho and sail away man!
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The front features “Alpha Club Jericho” and his image with “I’m not tranquilo… I’m f**kin crazy!” on the back. So what are you waiting for? Join the Alpha Club now.
What do you get when you combine one of the greatest wrestlers of our generation with one of the greatest filmmakers of our time? The result is an exciting film opportunity for both. Director and filmmaker, Kevin Smith has recently cast Chris Jericho in his upcoming film Killroy was Here. The horror film that was inspired by famed street art with a bald animated character peeking over a fence which dates all the way back to the second World War was where the Kilroy name came about. Jericho is also slated to film parts of the movie as well as he is expected to step behind the camera. Kevin heralded Chris for his dedication and work ethic working until 4 am and doing so with the commitment and energy many would come to know from the former World heavyweight champion.
The film was originally titled Krampus but was re-written by Smith who has plans on making the film part of a horror anthology. Smith has said that the film is in fact influenced by the Stephen King and George A. Romero cult-classic film Creepshow. While no official release date has been mentioned the independent film is believed to be released in the new year. Chris will play the part of an alligator chaser who Smith calls a ‘nasty-ass South Florida streamer’. This is the first time both Smith and Jericho have worked together and something both men appear quite excited about as well. Smith shared this news on his Facebook page that will certainly excite both Chris Jericho and Kevin Smith fans alike.
Earlier today Chris Jericho made history by winning the IWGP Intercontinental Championship from Tetsuya Naito at New Japan’s NJPW Dominion show at the Osaka-jo Hall.
A hard fought, back and forth match ending with a Codebreaker for the win. Post match, Jericho celebrated the win and would attack Naito. As Naito was getting back to his feet, Jericho would hit him with the Intercontinental Championship. Resulting in a save for Naito from his Los Ingobernables De Japon stablemate, EVIL.
Jericho becomes the 12th IWGP Intercontinental title holder and the first ever competitor to hold both the WWE and NJPW intercontinental championship. Jericho is having one the most historic and memorable years in his career. Dating back to Wrestle Kingdom 12 earlier this year with a unforgettable match against Kenny Omega.
Getting more attention on NJPW and doing some of the best work in his hall of fame career, Jericho continues to always put on outstanding and classic matches. Following Wrestle Kingdom and his Intercontinental Championship victory, the question remains who is next for the GOAT in NJPW. Whoever it is to take on Jericho next will be in for a hell of a fight and an instant classic with the living legend.