Chris Jericho: The Spirit Of Owen Hart Lives On In AEW

Owen Hart will likely never enter the WWE Hall of Fame, but that doesn't mean other companies can't pay tribute to him.

When Martha Hart appeared on Talk is Jericho ahead of the Dark Side of the Ring episode exploring the life and death of Owen, she explained that she would be open to honoring Owen in New Japan. Chris Jericho believes he could also be honored in AEW.

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"I never thought Owen should go in the Hall of Fame it's just not right. I think anybody who had any problems with that should watch it and will understand where the family's coming from," Jericho told Sportskeeda. "I think the best part of it all is, I think the family realizes there's other places to go other than WWE, there's a lot of other Halls of Fame and a lot of other places where Owen could get some of the accolades that he deserves, 21 years later. His influence doesn't go away and it shouldn't be minimized but if (Martha) doesn't want to do that through the WWE system, I totally get that. I'd love to see (Martha) do something with AEW. I think the spirit of Owen Hart lives on in AEW for sure. I'm a huge disciple of him. I'm very much influenced by Owen Hart. So I think that, whether it's New Japan or AEW, I think it's important for Owen to be remembered by his fans and by the people that he influenced, myself included."

Along with Martha, Owen's son Oje has said that he won't allow his father into the WWE Hall of Fame. As of now, it is unknown if any promotion will honor Owen in some way. Fans can support Owen and the Owen Hart Foundation by clicking here.

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