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Chris Jericho received way over he bargained for Wednesday when he known as out former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson on AEW Dynamite, as a brawl ensued with Tyson flanked by former UFC champions Henry Cejudo and Vitor Belfort, amongst others:
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[email protected] wished @MikeTyson. He received him AND @vitorbelfort AND @HenryCejudo AND A WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE 😱 #AEWDynamite https://t.co/iqvEnqx9Nb
The rift between Jericho and Tyson stems again to 2010, when the then-WWE Celebrity took a knockout punch from the ex-boxing star within the ring on Monday Night time Uncooked:
The 2 had been tag workforce companions and wrestling a match that evening in opposition to Shawn Michaels, who was Tyson’s former accomplice with the D-Era X steady in 1998, when the boxer spent a while within the then-WWF.
However Tyson turned on Michaels, Triple H and Chyna and aligned with Stone Chilly Steve Austin at WrestleMania XIV, serving to the Rattlesnake with the heavyweight title.
Twelve years later, Tyson and Michaels appeared able to reignite their unhealthy blood, however a plot twist within the type of Tyson’s fist into Jericho’s face occurred as an alternative.
Jericho set the scene on Dynamite, saying he wished Tyson’s “head on a platter.”
He did not get that Wednesday, as Jericho and Tyson’s crews battled to a draw within the midst of a sea of wrestlers and fighters, however that is clearly removed from over.