Fans Remember Stephanie McMahon as Chris Jericho Destroys Former UFC Star Paige VanZant

Published 10/17/2021, 8:10 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 04: Chris Jericho attends the All Elite Wrestling press line during 2019 New York Comic Con at Jacob Javits Center on October 04, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for WarnerMedia Company)


Chris Jericho is arguably the most prolific professional wrestler on AEW’s roster. The fanbase even sings his entrance theme word by word, which is a rare instance in the modern-day. He is regarded as the biggest superstar of the modern era and might retire as one of the greatest of all times.

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Jericho saw an unprecedented rise in professional wrestling during the attitude era. His savage mic skills and impressive in-ring ability quickly propelled him as one of the marquee names.

On tonight’s special Saturday night, AEW Dynamite fans got to witness the old-school Jericho who once berated Stephanie McMahon, but only this time MMA fighter Paige VanZant and ATT (American Top Team) members were on the receiving end.

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The Inner Circle berates the ATT thanks to Chris Jericho

After weeks and weeks of losing fights and getting the entire team ruined by ATT. The Inner Circle finally managed to get the better of Dan Lambert and his lackey. Le Champion’s teammates in Santana and Ortiz took up the mic to drop a promo, but ATT soon interrupted them.

This did not sit well with The Inner Circle, as Dan reminded Chris about previous instances. He reminded him ho he has been at the receiving end of a severe beat down that Paige documented and shared on her Social Media handles.

What happened next was truly iconic as Chris wasted no time and straight up took the case in his hand. This left Paige and his teammates in a difficult situation, as Jericho verbally destroyed her in the same fashion as the old-school attitude era.

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Everything is in motion for a much-anticipated clash between The Inner Circle and ATT. Thus far, Men of the Year and Dan Lambert’s roster of MMA fighters have enjoyed a numbers advantage.

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With the return of Ortiz and Santana, the odds have evened out, which will open doorways for a faction vs faction warfare. Moreover, the storyline between Chris Jericho and Jorge Masvidal is still unfished. Fans are still patiently waiting for that match-up to take place in the future.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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