During his New Japan Pro-Wrestling stint, Chris Jericho introduced The Painmaker to fans while feuding with Tetsuya Naito and “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada.
While facing Nick Gage in a deathmatch, Jericho debuted the persona in AEW. He’s also brought the persona to comic books.
The next idea is to bring the persona to film.
Jericho also recently revealed that he wanted to bring The Painmaker back to AEW, believing a program with Malakai Black would work.
Chris Jericho is currently booked against Adam Cole in an unsanctioned bout
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