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Oh Y2J...how we miss you.
As one of the biggest superstars of all time, Chris Jericho has been out of the squared circle ever since Randy Orton punted him in the head back on Sept. 27 of last year. In my opinion, his prolonged absence has left quite a void in the company.
Jericho has reported several times that returning to wrestling is the last thing on his mind right now, and with no indication of when he'll return, its difficult to predict what wrestler he'll target first. Still, for a legend like Jericho, the possibilities are endless. Here's just a few ideas of what the WWE might have in store.
1) The Miz. If there's anyone who has been able to embody Y2J's persona effortlessly, that person would easily be The Miz. Watching Jericho, the veteran, and Miz, the next big thing, go at it would certainly be must-see WWE television.
A feud between the two would be oozing with great mic work, loads of arrogance, and some pretty awesome suits. Plus, setting up the feud could be as simple as the eternal question that most guys ask each other, "who's more awesome?" Hopefully, Jericho comes back soon so we'll be able to witness this at a major PPV event.
2) The Undertaker. The biggest problem right now with The Undertaker's epic Wrestlemania streak is that there's not many wrestlers out there who people believe can break it. One man has the skills to do that, and if the Undertaker wants that record, he has to beat "the best in the world at what I do" Chris Jericho.
Jericho has been in some pretty big matches at Wrestlemania in his lifetime, but there would be no greater honor than being a part of Takers inevitable 20th victory.
3) CM Punk. Imagine... The Best Wrestler in the World vs. The Best in the World At What He Does. Sounds like a Wrestlemania main event to me, and although Cena and The Rock already have that tied up, there's no doubt that this match would still be electric in every conceivable way. Heck, maybe Jericho will get involved in the brewing HHH-CM Punk feud. We can only hope.
4) Randy Orton. Come on, the guy punted Jericho in the head. There's no doubt that Jericho will confront Randy about it at some point when he finally returns. Another great feud between two huge stars that has the potential to steal any show.