Chris Jericho reveals interesting details about the Jericho vs Kevin Owens match



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Chris Jericho reveals interesting details about the Jericho vs Kevin Owens match

The match between Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens is still remembered today. In an interview with Inside the Ropes, he revealed the details that followed before the match between him and his best friend at the time, Owens. “We got to SummerSlam and I said to Vince, ‘I think we can take this to WrestleMania,'” Jericho said, as quoted by Wrestling Inc.

“We were the Best Friends before the Best Friends were in AEW. That’s kind of where the whole thing started. And people kept thinking ‘Okay, they’re going to break up now.’ And we wouldn’t.

The one time I was like, ‘You know what the problem is here?’ He goes, ‘Yeah, I know what the problem is here.’ ‘You know what the problem is here?’ ‘You know what the problem is here?’ ‘ROMAN REIGNS!’.

We say it at the same time. “So that was kind of the thing … and finally, we get to the Festival of Friendship, and we do the big breakup. And it was around that time, probably a couple of weeks after that, Vince said, ‘The main event of WrestleMania this year is going to be Jericho vs.

Kevin Owens for the WWE title.' ”

Vince McMahon changed plans for Chris Jericho's match

However, there was a change in things that Jericho did not expect at that moment. “About a week later, Goldberg beat Kevin for the title, and they changed it,” Jericho said.

“Vince didn’t tell me. He told me, face to face, about the main event plan, but he didn’t tell me about the change, that he was changing it to Brock vs. Goldberg. I’m a big boy. I get it, I’m a professional.

He changed his mind, it happens. It’s not an insult to me or personal. But what really bugged me about that was we went from the main event of WrestleMania to putting us on second." Chris Jericho thinks things could have been better back then.

“Now if you know anything about placement on a wrestling show, if you’re not last, you want to be first. If you’re not first or last, you want to be the semi-main event. Other than that, it’s pretty much a quagmire, unless you can get a good spot like Shawn and I did.

But we had 29 minutes. This did not have that. It was scheduled for 15 minutes, and don’t forget, it takes a minute and a half to walk to the ring. It was just a match that was just there. And it really bothered me because that story was one of the best, if not the best story, of that whole WrestleMania season. I still think the Festival of Friendship was still one of the best segments in ‘Raw’ history”.