Chris Jericho has worked hard to establish himself as one of the most well-respected wrestlers in the pro wrestling business. He has worked in numerous pro wrestling companies over the years and made an impact everywhere. He was also blasted for his recent comments on death matches.
Le Champion recently talked about his experience working in death matches. There, Jericho stated that death matches are good for professional wrestling, adding that barbed wire matches make people understand that wrestling is not just fun and games.
He mentioned how his nose was broken during “Barbed Wire Everywhere Match” against Eddie Kingston. While speaking on Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru, Jim Cornette explained how death matches are different to what Jericho thinks and blasted him for his comments.
“No. Because I can understand it used to be. That’s everytime you got a black eye, you got busted open, you got some stitches, what’s a visual injury. What the old timers would say that it’s good for business be people will be able to see that right on TV. Can’t fake that.
The problem is when they have this garbage matches and it’s so obviously, visually, in front of you that this is some fake bunch of bulls*** they are co-operating with each other to do s*** that nobody would ever do, that doesn’t look real, you can see the cooperation and it is bogged down to human stunt show.”
Chris Jericho also made it clear that he has no intention of doing another barbed wire death match anytime soon. He’ll challenge Jox Moxley for the Interim AEW World Championship at Quake By The Lake. We’ll have to see how the match turns out.
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