Chris Jericho is certainly an established veteran in the world of professional wrestling. Having worked in the industry well over three decades now, Jericho is more than aware of his own worth. He was also credited for making the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament a reality in AEW.

The Owen Hart Foundation Tournament was established in September last year in order to pay tribute to Owen Hart. There were sets of qualifying, quarterfinal, and semifinal rounds for men and women, with two surprise ‘Jokers.’

The finals of the tournament will be taking place at AEW Double Or Nothing on May 29th. The winners will be presented with a trophy named The Owen.

While speaking on The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy, Matt Hardy stated that Chris Jericho made the Owen Hart Tournament a reality in many ways.

“I heard about it from Chris Jericho, he was kind of the guy who made this a reality in a lot of ways. He was like the inner connection between Martha, the family, and AEW. I know he talked about things they were wanting to do and it just sounded so cool, and he knew I was one of the guys who worked with Owen and knew him personally, so he was pretty excited to share that. And I thought it was a very cool detail.”

We will have to wait and see who will end up winning the men’s and women’s side of the Owen Hart Tournament at AEW Double Or Nothing on May 29th.

H/T Wrestling Inc

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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