Chris Jericho Talks About Wanting To Help Try And Get Pro Wrestling Into The Olympics


Chris Jericho wants to take pro wrestling to the next level.

Literally.

On the latest installment of his "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, ROH World Champion "The Ocho" Chris Jericho spoke about wanting to talk at the International Olympic Committee to make his pitch for pro wrestling to become an official Olympic sport.

“I literally want to go in front of the IOC, the International Olympic Committee and pitch pro wrestling as an Olympic sport," Jericho said during the latest episode of his official podcast. "Now, you might go, ‘How can you do that? It’s all,’ now, hold on. Stop right there."

Jericho continued, "Gymnastics, pairs gymnastics, figure skating, pairs figure skating, what is that? It’s two people working together to put on the best performance possible. There is no way we could not do the same with pro wrestling."

Check out the complete episode of "Talk Is Jericho" featuring Chris Jericho by visiting Apple.com. H/T to SI.com for transcribing the above quotes.