• Chris Jericho On Who’s Going To Be The Next Big Superstar In Wrestling
During a recent appearance on The Hollywood Raw Podcast, Old School WWF Legend & current AEW Superstar Chris Jericho was asked who’s going to be the next big superstar in pro-wrestling.
Here’s what Jericho replied:
Jericho was then asked about the story of the AEW World Championship title belt being stolen in 2019, just a few days after he became the inaugural champion.
Here’s what Jericho said about it:
“It’s such a long story. Yeah, in retrospect, I’m pretty sure it was a big sting, because it’s…Long story short, I was on a charter plane that had the land in Tallahassee because there was a storm, so we went to get something to eat.
Rather than wait for the plane, I got a limo to come grab me with something to eat and drive us home. I think when we got dropped off for something to eat, which was not the place I wanted to go, it was a place that the guy suggested. Maybe when he came inside to look for me, even though I was sitting right there and I saw him, that maybe his buddy came and grabbed it out of the back because there was some other stuff.
There was a thing of flowers that was into that, that I gave my wife that had shattered on the ground. I think it was just a big sting. Hey man, we got this belt in here, come steal it.
Then when they realized what they had and the fact that like, what are you going to do with this thing? You can’t sell it anywhere. It’s like stealing a ’59 Les Paul from Keith Richards. It’s worth 500 grand, but who’s going to buy it? Everyone knows Keith Richards lost the Les Paul. You know what I mean?
I think when they realized that they couldn’t do anything with it, they just kind of left it on the side of the road for somebody to pick up and turn in to the police department.
It was just really weird. The police were taking pictures with the belt and posting it on Twitter and then they deleted it. It was just a very strange situation for this title that was barely 12 hours old.”
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 5, 1989) – WWF Wrestling Challenge
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
It was broadcasted from the Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania V’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Brutus The Barber Beefcake vs. Rusty Riddle
– Greg The Hammer Valentine vs. Paul Bryant
– Tito Santana vs. Tony Burton
– The Brooklyn Brawler vs. Dave Stoudimiere
– Hercules vs. Tommy Causey
– Brain Busters vs. Brian Costello & Mark Bow
– Bad News Brown vs. Reno Riggins