Various: Chris Jericho on MJF’s Ideas for AEW Segments, Impact Contracts Update, MLW News

Chris Jericho Comments on Le Dinner Debonair & “Inner Circle Slays Las Vegas” Being MJF’s Ideas

A recent episode of the Talk Is Jericho podcast had host Chris Jericho discussing a variety of wrestling related topics with Major League Wrestling owner Court Bauer as the guest. One of the topics discussed included Jericho revealing that MJF was the person who came up with the idea for the Le Dinner Debonair and “Inner Circle Slays Las Vegas” segments in AEW.

“With him, he comes up with a lot of great stuff, even which you saw with’ Le Dinner Debonair’ or ‘The Inner Circle Slays Vegas.’ He’s right up there with coming up with some of the ideas. Actually, the original idea for the song and dance routine was his and the original idea to go to Vegas was his. Then, I think of both of those concepts and then I kind of take it and expand upon it. So I like that, you know, he’s got a lot of courage and confidence and he’s got a lot of great ideas and thoughts and contributions to what we’re doing, which is always a pleasure.”

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Impact Wrestling Contracts Update & Former Star Returning

A recent episode of the Talk’n Shop podcast had Tasha Steelz and Kiera Hogan as the guests. One of the topics discussed included Steelz and Hogan revealing the amount of time remaining in their current contracts with Impact Wrestling.

Tasha Steelz – “I have another two years.”

Kiera Hogan – “Mine will be up in July [2021].”

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In regards to Impact Wrestling’s Knockout division, PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that former TNA/Impact talent Taylor Wilde will be making her return soon to the company. Wilde previously worked for the company from 2008 until her retirement from wrestling in 2011. During her time with the company, Wilde became a one-time Knockouts Champion and a two-time Knockouts Tag Team Champion.

Major League Wrestling News & Notes

PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that this week’s episode of MLW Fusion will have a longer run time than usual due to the Thanksgiving week holiday.

Calvin Tankman reportedly will be making his official debut for MLW during this week’s episode of MLW Fusion. Johnson reported that MLW officials currently have plans for Tankman to receive a big push right from the start as part of their debut plans for him.

MLW and Mance Warner reportedly are still at an impasse regarding the current status of Warner’s contractual dispute with the company.

Johnson reported that MLW officials reportedly recently met with YouTube officials regarding their issues with the monetization and optimization of MLW content on the service. MLW owner Court Bauer reportedly has been very vocal about his unhappiness with the level of money being generated for the company from the service and has been considering plans to move all of MLW’s content to DAZN instead.

Johnson also reported that his sources stated that the Restart episode of MLW Fusion was the highest viewed MLW episode on DAZN to date and early viewership numbers from YouTube were also very good.