Chris Jericho joined Dave Lagreca and Larry Dallas on Busted Open today and discussed his upcoming IWGP US Championship match with Kenny Omega and NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 12.
Chris Jericho also responded to Tetsuya Naito saying the event is not a double main event, calling Naito a “stupid idiot” for not wanting to present this as a double main event to put more money in their pockets. Jericho added the event is selling so much better than last year’s event because of his involvement. Dave asks Jericho about the freedom to do things like this in his career and Jericho talks about why Vince McMahon respects him so much and gives him so much leeway, as well as the right way to carry yourself in this business. He also says that he told Vince six weeks before the announcement of the match with Kenny Omega was announced and that when he told Vince about the opportunity he was “super excited about it.”
.@IAmJericho tells @davidlagreca1 & @LarryDallasSXM that #njwk12 is a “double main-event,” told Vince McMahon about the match six weeks before it was announced, Vince was “super excited about it.” https://t.co/jzHit55HgF pic.twitter.com/kYxBMmaHLT
— SiriusXM Busted Open (@BustedOpenRadio) December 6, 2017
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