New Details On Chris Jericho's All Elite Wrestling Contract

Will AEW's biggest star be allowed to wrestle elsewhere?

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Presentation issues aside, Tuesday's All Elite Wrestling rally was a success, with Cody and The Young Bucks delivering all manner of exciting surprises.

The Double Or Nothing event was announced, as were the signings of PAC, Joey Janela, Penelope Ford, and MJF, but Chris Jericho's emergence was comfortably the biggest story to emerge from the hour-long event.

It was confirmed that 'Y2J' has signed a contract with the promotion, leading to talk that his successful New Japan Pro Wrestling run might be over. Fortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case, as Dave Meltzer has confirmed that Jericho's AEW is not exclusive to the upstart promotion.

Per Meltzer on a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Jericho and NJPW both want to work together again in the future. This non-exclusive contract leaves the door open for that, and while 'Y2J' has been linked with a huge match against IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, it likely depends on whether or not AEW and NJPW are able to establish a working relationship.

Whatever happens, it looks like Jericho's WWE days are finally done: the market leaders moved his WWE.com profile from the active roster to the alumni section during the AEW rally.

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