While doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, the Dudley Boyz revealed that they once had major backstage heat with Scott Hall because he threatened to kick out of their finishing move. The two of them have taken a lot of pride in their finisher over the years, noting that only Masato Tanaka and Chris Sabin have been allowed to kick out of the pin after taking the double team move.
October 31, 2015
A post on Instagram of Chris Jericho hanging out backstage with the Dudley Boyz while conducting a podcast interview. The legendary duo talk about their return to WWE and some of their greatest rivalries over the years. They also talk about incredible moments like putting Mae Young through a table.
October 16, 2015
Back when he was in WWE, Alberto Del Rio used to wear a scarf to the ring. The reason for that is because Vince McMahon hated the fact that Chris Jericho wore scarves backstage all the time. McMahon feels that it is a feminine product to wear. Since he hated it so much, McMahon felt that the scarves would bring even further heat to the heel character that Del Rio was portraying.
August 26, 2015
During his latest podcast interview show, Chris Jericho revealed that he was initially supposed to feud with Roddy Piper back when he was in WCW. Since he wasn't the superstar that he is nowadays, that was something that really excited him. However, a lot of things changed backstage, and the program was never started.
August 8, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Big E Langston revealed that CM Punk saved his career with WWE. Langston was worried that he was going to be sent back down to NXT, but Punk went to management and specifically asked to work with him. The two of them had no previous allegiance backstage, so this was simply a case of Punk wanting to him a coworker out.
August 7, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sheamus revealed that he had some backstage heat with Shelton Benjamin when he first started out in WWE. He stated that Benjamin had a weird fascination about pointing out how the Celtic Warrior was a rookie, even though he had worked in the industry for approximately seven years before joining the company. The Irish born wrestler stayed professional despite being bothered by it.
May 2, 2015
When Chris Jericho had CM Punk on his podcast show, the latest UFC signing revealed his disdain towards certain individuals backstage in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he has lost some years from his life because of injuries sustained while working a program with Ryback, whom Punk claims is quite reckless in the ring. Jericho has announced that the big guy will be doing an interview this week, and he's expected to respond.
December 16, 2014
Considering the stature that he has reached, it is understandable that Chris Jericho has a lot of clout backstage in WWE. He often times gets to choose the opponent that he wants to work with. Bray Wyatt was a handpicked choice. During a recent interview, the former world heavyweight champion listed three more wrestlers that he wants to work with when he makes his next return. Jericho listed Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose as the three.
December 10, 2014