Orange Cassidy has been the unofficial heart and soul of AEW since the company’s formation back. He has seen it all thus far. The biggest challenge for him was the pandemic.
While speaking with WBAL-TV 11, Cassidy admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic was the most frustrating part of his tenure with AEW. He did, however, take his frustration out on Chris Jericho during a match on an episode of Dynamite.
“I’m not going to lie to you; it was bad. I did not like it. The only reason wrestling is what it is, is because of the fans. To not hear them, to not be there, it was tough. So I took it out on Chris Jericho. I punched him in the face a bunch, and then knocked him in a big pool of Mimosa to beat him.”
Cassidy and Jericho were feuding for a good bit in the early days of AEW in Jacksonville. Plenty of highlights included a debate and Cassidy ruining one of Jericho’s many jackets by dropping orange juice on it from the ceiling. The two wrestled three times, with Jericho taking the first match, Cassidy getting revenge in the second, and then winning the feud when he defeated Jericho in the first and only Mimosa Mayhem match.
Jericho has still yet to get his revenge on Cassidy. With him being the Ring of Honor Champion, maybe the feud will reignite.
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