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WWE AND JERICHO WERE NEGOTIATING BEFORE AEW RALLY, WHERE HE STANDS WITH NEW JAPAN AND MORE

By Paul Jordan on 2019-01-16 09:34:00

The latest episode of Chris Jericho's Talk Is Jericho podcast was released today with Jericho on his own, telling the story of his journey from WWE to appearing in New Japan Pro Wrestling to ultimately signing with the new All Elite Wrestling promotion launched by the Khan family.

During the podcast, Jericho stated that he and WWE was negotiating a new deal "days before" the AEW rally in Jacksonville, Florida but an offer was never formalized.  Jericho said that he knows why the offer never came, but would not go into the reasons why.

Jericho said his AEW deal is for three years, which would take him through 2022.

Jericho also stated that he still plans on working with New Japan Pro Wrestling and that the two sides are working on ironing that out.

Duyring the podcast, Jericho also touches upon his decision to leave WWE to focus on his band Fozzy, the story of Kenny Omega match at Wrestle Kingdom 12, the impact of the match, his special appearances for WWE, conversations he had with Vince McMahon over his New Japan matches, what he saw in pitching the Intercontinental inter-promotional match with Seth Rollins that didn't happen, his Rock N'Wrestling Rager cruise, his friendship with The Young Bucks, initial conversations with Tony Kahn,  appearing at the "All in" event last year and more.

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