AEW News: Chris Jericho Says nWo Wrestlers ‘Weren’t That Great,’ Praises Cody Rhodes

Chris Jericho appears on a radio show

Chris Jericho recently sat down with Sports Illustrated to discuss his AEW career thus far, and how his new heel faction, The Inner Circle, has been compared to the nWo. However, while “The Painmaker” did acknowledge that there are some similarities between the factions, he believes that his crew are superior in-ring talents.

“There is some nWo in there, which happens any time you put together a heel faction,” Jericho said. “Any comparisons between Jericho and Hulk Hogan in the nWo begin and end with knowing how to get heel heat. In the ring, it’s a different story. That was one of the things that was great, and not so great, about WCW. The nWo was so huge and made so much money, but whenever it came down to the actual matches in the ring, they were never that great.”

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