Chris Jericho and The Young Bucks have responded to WWE moving NXT to the USA Network in a direct head-to-head timeslot against AEW on TNT.
Jericho, while appearing on Busted Open Radio on Monday, explained it was never their intention to start a war. Jericho talked about WWE already having too much programming as is but at the same time said he hopes all companies do well. You can listen to his comments below:
?EXCLUSIVE? In the wake of #NXT's potential move to a live Wednesday night show on the USA Network, @IAmJericho tells @davidlagreca1 & @bullyray5150 that @AEWrestling is just doing their thing and not trying to start a war ? pic.twitter.com/OsR8lYMnC3
— SiriusXM Busted Open (@BustedOpenRadio) August 19, 2019
The Young Bucks tweeted this:
Bring it on.
— The Young Bucks® (@NickJacksonYB) August 18, 2019
As previously reported, WWE NXT will move to the USA Network on Wednesday nights starting on September 18, 2019. AEW will begin in the same timeslot on TNT on October 2, 2019.