Chris Jericho Claims Vince McMahon Wasn't Blindsided By AEW Signing

Chris Jericho Claims Vince McMahon Wasn't Blindsided By AEW Signing

All Elite Wrestling is gearing up for something big.

Per Cageside Seats, Dave Meltzer has stated that Jericho's deal is set to last three years, meaning that now he's at the age of 48, an in-ring return to WWE following the expiration of his deal seems really unlikely.

He said that he wouldn't have signed if there wasn't a strong TV deal on the table.

While Jericho had been in talks with WWE, AEW was able to offer him a better deal. Other networks have been in the conversation as well including WGN America, Paramount, etc.

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While talking about name recognition, Jericho inserted Kenny Omega's name with the rest of the already signed members of AEW and claimed that he adds another level of legitimately to the promotion.

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The reveal of Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks' new promotion has sent ripples through the industry, and their first rally on Tuesday brought several major bits of news. "I can go there too'".

Now his focus will be on AEW and considering his huge experience and unbridled talent as a professional wrestler, Jericho is expected to play a very crucial role in promoting the new league. Not only are they giving him a great salary, but he is able to work in both New Japan Pro Wrestling along with his Cruise.