Dueling Diary: CM Punk and Chris Jericho, Day 3

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March 30, 2012

Mere steps away from the scaly, green dragon gear, Chris Jericho takes a time machine ride initiated by his teal attire from his milestone WrestleMania joust with Shawn Michaels in 2003.

THE THREADS OF JERICHO, 9:36 a.m.
Mere steps away from the scaly, green dragon gear, Chris Jericho takes a time machine ride initiated by his teal attire from his milestone WrestleMania joust with Shawn Michaels in 2003. Seeing his rhinestone encrusted gear from almost a decade ago, The “Ayatollah of Rock ’n’ Rollah” recollects his show-stealing performance and assesses his personal style evolution as he looks ahead to what he believes will be his next conquest at The Show of Shows.

“This is show business, man! I can’t just come out in jeans and a T-shirt,” he proclaims. “You have to constantly upgrade and update your costume like KISS – every album, they’d have a new costume. That was part of the fun.”

It may be a new jacket, sure. Or maybe Jericho will bring back his loose fitting top with his throwback Y2J silhouette, arms stretched out and all. Perhaps a hybrid that all loyal Jerichoholics (if they’re still out there) will soon attempt to reproduce on their own at home.

“For this WrestleMania, I spent a lot of money on my costume,” he brags. “People ask if they’ll be available on WWE Shop and I say, ‘you’d have to mortgage your house to own a jacket like mine!’”

“You can’t make one of these in your house with a glue gun and a Lite Brite.” (WATCH)

They’ve had a rocky relationship over the years, but this morning, all issues seem to be mended between Chris Jericho and 2012 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Edge when they have an unexpected encounter at the Miami Beach Convention Center. (HAIR)CUTTING EDGE, 9:59 a.m.
They’ve had a rocky relationship over the years, but this morning, all issues seem to be mended between Chris Jericho and 2012 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Edge when they have an unexpected encounter at the Miami Beach Convention Center. You think you know him … but his new haircut is really throwing you off. Same for Jericho, who erupts with “you look like Wheels from ‘Degrassi!’”

The fellow Canadians exchange pleasantries, ironically, in the shadow of a wall featuring images from their clash at WrestleMania XXVI. Of course, most of their conversation pertains to The Rated-R Superstar’s crewcut.

“It was starting to look like Macho Man,” Edge comments, explaining why he chopped off his signature rock star-like locks the night before.

The conversation progresses into other things, like the status of Edge’s induction speech and, for Jericho, a high-stakes battle for the WWE Championship. The last time Y2J competed in a title match on The Grandest Stage of Them All, he served defeat to the man he’s now chatting up. It’s fair to predict that no matter the outcome of his “best in the world” bout at WrestleMania XXVIII, Jericho will not share an exchange of this nature with The Straight Edge Superstar two years from now. (WATCH)

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