The Young Bucks were recently interviewed by ESPN West Palm, and they don’t have any positive updates on a possible working relationship between All Elite Wrestling and New Japan-Pro Wrestling.
“Yeah that was just a rumor, nothings happening,” revealed Nick Jackson. “I think [Chris Jericho] just did that to get the internet to talk a little bit more about the situation. But the door has not opened up at all. We wish them luck in what they are doing because like Matt said with NXT, a lot of our friends work in New Japan. Most of them are our friends. We have friends everywhere in the wrestling world. If something came along then we would be open, but nothing is happening right now.”
So, despite Jericho making the AEW title a focal point of his feud with Hiroshi Tanahashi, and even wearing it during the event, don’t expect to see a NJPW-AEW partnership.
Check out the full interview below: