Conor McGregor incorrectly explains why Chris Jericho was never a real "champ champ", and Y2J has responded in the best way.
On Sunday night, Becky Lynch made history by beating Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey to become the Raw and SmackDown Women's Champions. The closing shot of the night depicted The Man proudly lifting both titles aloft. Since then, Lynch has been receiving praise from all over the world, including a tweet from her fellow countryman, Conor McGregor.
The Notorious One heaped praise on all three women who competed in the main event. However, he obviously reserved most of that praise for Lynch. McGregor labeled her "WWE's first Champ Champ." That's a label McGregor is pretty familiar with in the MMA world. Although, it has since been pointed out to him by a fan that he's not 100% correct.
The fan posted a photo of Chris Jericho proudly holding the WWE and WCW Championships. The tweet reads "first Champ Champ? Nah mate you're wrong." McGregor has since replied with an explanation, but not one that is entirely accurate. McGregor quite rightly pointed out that one of Y2J's titles is a WCW Championship. He then incorrectly suggests that Jericho won said WCW Title while still with the now-defunct company.
Thanks for the explanation of the rules Champ Champ. But Both belts were won under the same organization, on the same night. Now quit being a mark and move along, junior. https://t.co/2HYkmdAI5i— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) April 9, 2019
No need to try and explain to McGregor yourselves folks, as Y2J has stepped in to save the day. The future Hall Of Famer has replied to the supposedly retired UFC fighter's tweet, explaining that he won both titles on the same night while they were the property of the same organization. Jericho then signs off by writing "now quit being a mark and move along, junior." We're sure that has gone down well in Camp McGregor.
As we imagine was the intention of Jericho due to how he signed off his tweet, this likely won't be the end of this. If not, that is definitely fine by us. Jericho and McGregor are both extremely talented when it comes to wars of words, so the chance to see them go back and forth, even if it's only on social media, will be great. Who knows? Maybe this could be the start of another creative Jericho angle that sees McGregor show his face in AEW. Watch this space.