WWE: Chris Jericho reveals why he and Goldberg hated each other

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Chris Jericho isn't exactly scared to share an opinion or story from his past.

The Ayatollah of Rock n' Rolla appeared on Ric Flair's CBS podcast this week and had a great chat with the legend himself. 

During the two's chat, Flair asked Jericho about what happened that led to him leaving WCW for the WWE and Y2J went off into a crazy story about how he and Goldberg truly hated each other outside of the squared circle.


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As Jericho told it, he was an up and comer who was pushed into a feud with the WCW Champion, where he would do a comedy heel bit that saw him "beat" Goldberg's streak by defeating a little person dressed up like his foe before then calling the Champ out on nights that Jericho knew he wasn't in the building - then having a 'match' with the absent Goldberg, thus winning by count out and being 2-0 on the unbeaten beast.

However, this angered Goldberg, with Jericho essentially making fun of him and his character - who was the unstoppable spearing machine. 

WCW apparently tried to book matches on Nitro that would see Goldberg beat Y2J in a minute and Jericho refused it, even hiding on some occasions, saying that the payoff should be at a PPV because the fans were into it. 

In the end, Hulk Hogan agreed with Jericho's thinking and the match was booked for the next pay-per-view - which Goldberg would have won, had he bothered to turn up for it. Seriously, the Champion decided to go hunting instead.

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