Chris Jericho Has Seen Glimpses Of A Generational Talent In Ricky Starks

Chris Jericho has praised AEW rival Ricky Starks

Chris Jericho fell for Ricky Starks’ trap on the February 22 edition of AEW Dynamite, granting ‘Absolute’ a singles match at Revolution on March 5 after Starks played to Jericho’s ego.

Starks has been earmarked by fans and industry insiders as a potential future world champion, and on a recent edition of Busted Open Radio, Jericho had some strong praise for Starks:

"When you first stand in the ring with The Rock, you talk about a generational talent, that's a different level. The thing with Ricky is, I've seen glimpses of that, which is great. He's still harnessing and the idea for this program was to continue to build. He did a great promo in San Antonio when we started that really blew my mind, I thought it was awesome. Then there were some moments that weren't quite as good just because that's how it goes. I thought last night [Wednesday] was the best Starks has been in our program so far. Nuances. A lot of the younger guys, they'll talk with deep breathing because they are afraid to be like, 'I want to say this. Pause. Let the crowd react.' He really had some great nuances with that. That's what Sammy Guevara and Danny Garcia are learning. Guys have to learn when they haven't had a lot of promos, really how to hone in what you are and how to hold the crowd in the palm of your hand without saying a word. At the click of a pen, shall we say. Ricky is really starting to hone in on that and figure it out, which has been great," Jericho said.

H/T: Fightful

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