Originally written on AllWrestlingNews.com  |  Last updated 1/11/13
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- Former WWE Star Chris Jericho talked about the original plans for him at WrestleMania 25 during an appearance on Inside The Ropes. “The original plan was to work with Mickey Rourke in a singles match but he was so excited about it he went and said something about it at like the Screen Actors Guild Red Carpet. My cousin txt me saying “Are you wrestling Mickey Rourke? He just challenged you on the red carpet” This was like 3 weeks before the Oscars. We were going to announce it after the Oscars but once he said it, his people were mortified and thought it might hurt his chances of winning, so he had to pull out and he didn’t even win the Oscar so it was a bit of a drag. We even already started going in that direction and then he said “no” Then Vince came up with this Plan B with the Legends with Flair who’d retired the year before, he’d be the ring leader and it was gonna be Piper, Jimmy Snuka and Greg Valentine because Vince’s criteria was it had to be a guy who was in the WWE Hall...
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