The second episode of All Elite Wrestling Dynamite was an eventful one, primarily due to Chris Jericho’s promo that not solely launched his new steady but in addition took an apparent jab on the WWE.
Following the primary spherical of the AEW Tag Team Tournament that featured The Young Bucks and Private Party, the AEW World Champion strolled into the ring with Sammy Guevara, Jake Hager, Santana and Ortiz.
Jericho started the promo by stating the debut episode of Dynamite was the highest-rated premiere in TNT historical past, and it is due to him. He recapped how the 5 males within the ring ended final week’s episode beating down The Elite. Jericho then made his first reference to the WWE – and NXT particularly – saying, “we are next, we are now.”
Watch the promo that made Chris Jericho development for many of Wednesday evening beneath. We’ll replace with an official add when it turns into obtainable.
Jericho says the boys within the ring with him are his 4 closest confidants after which runs down the the reason why he handpicked all of them to affix him in a brand new alliance.
First, he says that Sammy Guevara is a “spanish god” and never solely is he a “teenage heartthrob” however he is additionally probably the greatest in-ring performers he is seen at his age in a very long time. He says that Guevara is younger, athletic and he’s on his checklist – a reference to Jericho’s final run in WWE.
Jericho then introduces Santana and Ortiz, previously LAX in Impact Wrestling. He says that they’re nastier than they’ve ever been and he personally recruited them to AEW. He believes the duo is indignant and able to battle, and so they additionally made his checklist. Jericho then says, “viva la raza” in reminiscence of Eddie Guerrero who would have turned 52 on Wednesday.
And lastly, Jericho praises Jake Hager. He says individuals might know who he’s, however they do not. He’s a former world champion, and he is the craziest MMA fighter on the planet at this time. Jericho then has to cease when the Boston crowd started chanting “we the people” in reference to Hager’s run in WWE as Jack Swagger.
When Jericho will get again on the mic he shuts down the mantra, saying,”we the people sucks and is dead and buried. It was a stupid idea from bad creative and all of that is gone.”
Jericho continues, including “Jake Hager is the most feared MMA fighter on the planet today and guess what? He’s undefeated and that’s a shoot. That makes him the toughest man in AEW that makes him the toughest man in the entire wrestling business. He’s not afraid to challenge any wrestler, MMA guy, boxing guy, former MMA guy [or] street bare-knuckle fighter.”
The champion then broadcasts that the 5 of them are “The Inner Circle” and that they’re taking management of AEW. Jericho then runs down Cody and his household, calling Dusty Rhodes a jerk, Dustin Rhodes a moron, asserting that on November 9 he’s going to “beat the ever loving s*&^ out of [Cody].”
AEW Dynamite airs each Wednesday evening reside on TNT at eight p.m. EDT. The first pay-per-view after the tv launch, Full Gear, airs Saturday, November 9.
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