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
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
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
A lot of fans are heavily critical of Eric Bischoff, but he has once again proven his humility. During a recent interview, he revealed that one of his biggest regrets while being the top executive in WCW was that he did not listen to Chris Jericho enough. Bischoff stated that Jericho had a lot of great ideas at the time for his character, but he was too stubborn to listen to them, which led to Jericho leaving for WWE.
July 30, 2015
A hilarious claim was made on the latest episode of the Chris Jericho podcast interview show. The Great Khali stated that even though he may not be able to run nowadays, he can still work a match. In fact, he states that he could probably work an hour long match if that opportunity ever rises. The former world heavyweight champion feels that fans underrate his abilities.
June 24, 2015
During a recent interview, Chris Jericho gave his seal of approval to Billy Corgan being in the creative department. He stated that the lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins really knows and understands professional wrestling. He feels that fans should give Corgan a chance. Jericho even went as far as to state that he will now give TNA a chance because he believes that the product will be that much better with Corgan at the helms.
May 18, 2015
During her live podcast interview with Chris Jericho this week, Stephanie McMahon revealed something rather interesting. She stated that her oldest daughter has done some wrestling training with Natalya. Stephanie mentioned that her daughter is very much interested in working in WWE some day, which is something that fans have assumed since the very first moment that we were made aware of the fact that she was having a child.
May 1, 2015
Even though he has been out of the company for several years now, WWE fans are still clamoring for Shane McMahon. It should come as no surprise that he is leading in votes on a poll that asks who Chris Jericho should interview next on his podcast show. The odds of that happening are extremely unlikely, as McMahon has distanced himself tremendously from the company. He doesn't even bother to make time to show up for Wrestlemania.
May 1, 2015