The Pro Wrestling rumor mill went into overdrive today with certain reports stating that Chris Jericho was planning on starting his own promotion along with Jim Ross that would be financed by the Kahn family who own a number of international sports teams (including the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and the English Premier Leagues Fulham F.C.)
Further reports followed including the possibility of a TV deal on AXS TV, and a working relationship was already being established with New Japan Pro Wrestling.
However, both AXS TV and Chris Jericho sought to pour cold water on all the speculation with a rep from AXS stating “There’s no truth to the AXS TV component of this story” and Jericho tweeted this a few hours ago:
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) October 20, 2018
Sir Mitch Says: I sincerely doubt any part of this story is true quite frankly. But I’ve been wrong before!