Chris Jericho Believes AEW Is A Better Company Now Than A Month Ago

Chris Jericho addresses how AEW is doing compared to a month ago.

Jericho has been a prominent part of AEW television as per usual over the course of the last month, feuding with Will Ospreay and now passively fighting a rivalry with Sammy Guevara before they begin their chase after the AEW World Tag Team Championships.

Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Chris Jericho was asked if AEW is better off now than a month ago.

“Yes, yes, absolutely,” 

“The short answer is yes. There’s also other people that are higher up in the company, we’re working together to suggest, and the thing with AEW is, we grew so fast. Look at our company now. Look at the infrastructure. I was reading WWE layoffs the other day, and there’s people, I’m like, what is this position? I don’t even know what this means. WWE has such a huge infrastructure. We do not. We need to grow that. But who’s the right people? We’ve got to identify the place where we need a little bit of growth and go from there. Tony is very organized, and Tony’s very passionate. But once again, here we are four years in. There’s a lot of stuff that none of us know. We’ve never ran our own company before, but we learned a lot from Vince. Tony’s Tony, Vince was Vince. You have to work within the boss’s system. It all rests in what Tony Khan want to do. What Tony Khan wants to do is continue to grow AEW. That’s what Chris Jericho wants to do, that’s what Bryan Danielson wants to do, that’s what Jon Moxley wants to do. So we’re all working together to patch up maybe some of the holes and continue to build this wall higher and higher and higher. To me, to see that growth so quickly is a little bit scary. We’re now figuring out what we need to do to continue to grow,”

“We know the issues. The issues have been rectified. But the point is, there’s so much positive things going on. Those things are always kind of a little bit downplayed. But it’s the negative that gets focused on. I know what’s going on in the locker room. We know what areas we need to work on. Negative press is negative press. Once again, you still got, out of those 81,000 people, how many people know what even happened or really care? The hardcore and the journalists and the guys who do this care, and we should. But there’s also fans…how about being number one on cable four weeks in a row? The number one show out of all shows is AEW. So to me, that’s a huge positive that also gets kind of lost in the shuffle because somebody’s in a bad mood one day or whatever it might be. It happens, it’s wrestling. There’s gonna be issues from time to time,”

Chris Jericho

Jericho is scheduled to take on Sammy Guevara at AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam this Wednesday night.

We will have to wait and see if the pair can work through their issues and move onto the tag titles.

H/T to Fightful for transcription

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