After a very rough year, Axl Rotten has passed away. WWE themselves have confirmed that the ECW legend is dead. Back issues, among other things, have forced Rotten to be in and out of the hospital. Since he exhausted all of his funds while not being able to work, Axl asked for help from fans to pay his medical bills. Chris Jericho was one of the first people to send some money towards Rotten. He was 44 years old.
February 4, 2016
When asked by a fan through social media if he would be in the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania 32 this year, Chris Jericho flat out stated that there was no chance in hell of that happening. The belief is that the former world heavyweight champion wants a regular match on the main card, preferably with someone younger and newer that he can put over. Jericho has a decent amount of backstage clout with WWE officials.
February 4, 2016
Some fans who watched Monday Night Raw were rather upset with Chris Jericho because they believed that the former world heavyweight champion made a racial comment regarding the Usos. Jericho stated that they were his "back of the bus" boys. Well, several WWE stars chimed in on social media and explained that the term was describing wrestlers who partied at the back of the bus after live events.
January 12, 2016
When Chris Jericho made his return to WWE, fans had an interesting reaction this time around. Some started to criticize the former world heavyweight champion for coming back far too frequently. Jericho responded by saying that while he loves all of the fans, he feels that some people complain way too much. Chris also stated that since he still has a passion for wrestling, he is going to keep coming back to World Wrestling Entertainment.
January 8, 2016
While on tour in Mexico, Chris Jericho revealed to fans that he was leaving WWE again. The former world heavyweight champion announced that he was taking off for a couple of weeks to do a tour of Europe with his band, Fozzy. As of right now, they have dates scheduled until the beginning of December. More dates could be added. The belief is that Jericho may make his return at the Royal Rumble.
October 19, 2015
A post on Instagram where Chris Jericho reveals that he and several WWE stars are hanging out in the waters of the Red Sea. The company has been doing a quick tour of the Middle East this week. Included in the fun are Curtis Axel, Damien Sandow and Fandango. Sin Cara and Kalisto are in full masks.
October 10, 2015
During a recent interview with Fox Sports, Chris Jericho confirmed a longstanding rumor about his match against Fandango at Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that he initially did not want to do that match because he did not feel that it was worthy of being on the biggest pay per view of the year. Jericho also noted that he was supposed to have been working with Ryback instead.
October 8, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sasha Banks revealed the origin of her boss character. She stated that she got that from Snoop Dogg, who happens to be her first cousin in real life. Sasha thought that the character really worked for the rapper, and she knew that she could call him for one liners to use on the audience. Snoop is a well known fan of WWE.
August 13, 2015
Fans in Fresno and Ontario are in for quite the treat this week. When WWE rolls into town for a pair of live events, Chris Jericho will be working matches against Kevin Owens. Those should be beyond spectacular. The belief is that Jericho, who is almost done with his contract with the company, requested the matches because he wanted to work with Owens.
August 1, 2015