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World news – AEW star Chris Jericho will appear in WWE’s Broken Skull Sessions with Stone Cold

WWE shockingly announced on Friday that All Elite Wrestling star Chris Jericho will perform in Broken Skull Sessions with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin on Peacock and the WWE Network on April 11th ...

WWE shockingly announced on Friday that All Elite Wrestling star Chris Jericho will perform in Broken Skull Sessions with « Stone Cold » Steve Austin on Peacock and the WWE Network on April 11th.

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WWE teased Jericho’s seated interview with Austin on Thursday with a countdown clock reminiscent of the one that marked Jericho’s original entry into WWE:

WWE waited until the April Fool’s joke was over, removing any doubts about the authenticity of the seminal event.

If Jericho and Austin appear on the Peacock and WWE Network on the same day that Night 2 of WrestleMania 37 takes place, it will be the first that a current AEW performer appears over original content in WWE programming.

While 50-year-old Jericho is one of the faces of AEW and a former AEW World Champion, he really does have superstar status during his time in WWE Achieved.

After attending WCW from 1996 to 1999, he signed with WWE and made his debut in 1999 for promotion to Tons of Fanfare.

Jericho worked for WWE until 2018, becoming one of its most successful during that time and most decorated Superstars in WWE history.

Overall, Jericho is a six-time world champion, nine-time intercontinental champion, seven-time tag team champion and two-time US champion in WWE.

Jericho is undoubtedly a WWE legend, but it’s still surprising to see a competitor wrestler working with WWE in some form. Austin shed light on how it all came together, however.

In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Justin Barrasso, Austin stated that Jericho contacted him after his Broken Skull sessions with The Undertaker to tell him how much he was enjoying it .

Jericho showed interest in the show and Austin texted WWE Chairman Vince McMahon for permission. Austin said Vince replied, « It’s cool. Go ahead. » Barrasso added that Jericho had permission from AEW President Tony Khan to do the show too, which makes sense considering that it might help AEW gain additional exposure.

While Jericho has made some recordings at WWE since leaving and signing with AEW, he has long spoken about his relationship and friendship with McMahon. Given how long they’ve known and worked together, there’s likely a lot of respect on both sides.

McMahon OKing Jericho to appear on a WWE show is a sign that Jericho continues to do good Has a relationship with the company, and it is a good sign that he may work with WWE again in some ways, such as a WWE Hall of Fame induction.

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