Chris Jericho is among the few pioneers in the wrestling industry to be going strong for more than thirty years. The Ucho has been upgrading his game higher and higher as the leader of his Jericho Appreciation Society each week on AEW programming nowadays. However, it seems like Jericho is locking on an old WWE name for his former team with fellow AEW star Paul Wight, then known as the Big Show.

The moniker of his old tag team with “Big Show” Paul Wight has been trademarked by Chris Jericho. The duo, collectively known as ‘Jeri-Show,’ made up a huge portion of WWE in 2009 despite its brief existence.

Both Chris Jericho and Big Show are currently members of AEW. On February 13, Chris Jericho submitted a trademark application for Jeri-Show, in an attempt to gain control over the use of his former tag team’s name.

“Mark For: JERI-SHOW trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainers; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainers; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainers; Providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing online interviews featuring professional wrestling and sports entertainers in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purposes.”


When Edge sustained an Achilles tendon injury in 2009, Big Show was brought in by Chris Jericho as his replacement to form a new team. The Unified WWE Tag Team Championship belonged to Jeri-Show from WWE Night of Champions 2009 through WWE TLC 2009.

On that evening, Shawn Michaels and Triple H defeated Chris Jericho and Big Show to win the tag team titles. This marked the beginning of Shawn Michaels’ final championship run in his career, before his retirement in April 2010.

Furthermore, Chris Jericho and Big Show have moved on with their lives, becoming key fixtures on AEW programming in their own different roles. However, locking down an old WWE trademark could surely be indicative of a possible return to the global juggernaut later in the future.

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