Jericho is well aware of the matches people want to see.
Chris Jericho may be the originator of The Forbidden Door concept. With multiple Wrestle Kingdom appearances and an important part of AEW’s growth, Jericho will likely be back in Japan soon enough.
Speaking with Inside The Ropes, Chris Jericho says he still plans on having singles matches with names like Will Ospreay and Minoru Suzuki but he is waiting for a return to Japan where he believes these matches will mean more, despite Forbidden Door just occurring last Sunday.
“Well, I mean, the thing is, I headlined three Tokyo Domes in a row. With Kenny in 2018, Naito in 2019, and Tanahashi in 2020. So there was a lot of revenue and a lot of money and a lot of tickets sold with Chris Jericho in New Japan Pro-Wrestling and a lot of momentum,” Jericho said. “Of course, obviously, the pandemic happened which shut everything down. I think there’s still a lot more money to be made in Japan. I think Suzuki and Jericho in Japan means a lot more than Suzuki and Jericho does in the States because Minoru has worked with a lot of guys, you know, I think Minoru worked with like, I don’t know, Joey Janela or whatever the states, which is great. It’s not a Tokyo Dome level match. So there’s a couple of matches I want to keep for Japan will Ospreay is another one.”Chris Jericho to Inside The Ropes
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