Chris Jericho’s contributions as a pro wrestler need no introduction. He has competed in various promotions all around the globe for three decades. Jericho is also proud to be working in AEW and isn’t afraid to show it. Being a veteran in the business, he doesn’t really have much care about what his haters have to say.
Before making his way to AEW, Chris Jericho has competed in almost every major pro wrestling company including WCW, WWE, NJPW and others. He especially made a name for himself in WWE.
Chris Jericho also has a penchant for reinventing himself, which is exactly what he did throughout his time in WWE. Jericho always managed to change with the times and stay relevant through it all.
While speaking to Sports Media with Richard Deitsch, Chris Jericho talked about reinventing himself in WWE. Jericho made it clear that he had no intention of being a nostalgia act, which is why he always changed up his look.
When I first started working on TV every week in WCW and more specifically, in WWE when SmackDown started, and we used to do both shows [before the roster split/brand drafts]. I said people are going to get bored of me pretty quickly if I am on TV twice a week and I look the same and have the same rap, shall we say? ‘We’ve got to change it up.’
I remember the late, great Pat Patterson said to me, ‘You always have different facial hair every week.’ And one of the reasons for that was because it was always something different. Subtly, it was something different,” Jericho added. “I had different tights that I changed every week, and then I noticed that they would make an action figure for every set of tights that I wore and every set of facial hair that I had. So now you’re making more money too, because there’s more diversity of what people can market from you.”
Chris Jericho is currently feuding with America’s Top Team and Men Of The Year and will be facing off against them as part of The Inner Circle at AEW Full Gear on November 13th. It remains to be seen whether The Inner Circle will win or not.
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