Chris Jericho on recent run with New Japan
New IWGP Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho recently did an interview with Busted Open Radio and talked about his recent run with New Japan.
Jericho addressed the difference in feeling that Vince McMahon has for Jericho working for New Japan since January when he first worked a match against Kenny Omega at the promotions Wrestle Kingdom 12 event.
EXCLUSIVE: @IAmJericho joined @davidlagreca1 & @bullyray5150 LIVE from Osaka, Japan this morning ahead of #njdominion and he compared @s_d_naito to being as big a babyface in Japan as @TheRock & @JohnCena & Vince McMahon's reaction to him working in NJPW again. pic.twitter.com/HSNIfcK2es
— SiriusXM Busted Open (@BustedOpenRadio) June 8, 2018
“Well, when I told him about the first NJPW match, he was up for it. Then when I told him I was going to do more, nothing really negative, still very supportive, but I think now it’s a bit of a slight, not an issue, but it’s another company out there and I know for a fact he takes every company very seriously. Chris Jericho is a part of WWE and what’s going on with New Japan right now with all of the subscriptions increasing with NJPW World and all of that. I still think everything’s cool, but I feel if my involvement with New Japan continues, I might get a call one of these days. Until then, I still enjoy doing this because it is different.”
Jericho defeated Tetsuya Naito to win the IWGP Intercontinental Championship this past Saturday at the Dominion iPPV in Osaka.
Former WWE Diva undergoes surgery
Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro, who won the 2005 WWE Diva Search, recently posted on Instagram that she underwent successful kidney surgery last week.
Surgery went well! Finally felt like posting! Feeling a lot better today so it should be uphill from here! Thanks for all the love and well wishes! You guys are the best! And huge thank you to @i_am_max_dean for taking such good care of me while I’ve been under-he’s brought me all my fav treats and balloons and multiple floral arrangements as well, made me soup from scratch w my daughter @alexamassaroo -it’s pretty safe to say he’s like the best ever….ever ever. So lucky he’s all mine! I wish every one of you finds a Max of your own! Cuz you ain’t gettin this one! No but for real, I hope you all find a love like this one day. I deserve it my loves, I’ve put in my time. And I’m the happiest queen on this earth now! Cuz I HAVE a REAL KING for a man! Luckiest couple on earth! #couplegoals
Massaro worked from WWE from 2005 to 2008 and has made sporadic appearances at conventions and the indie scene since then.