As seen during the October 25th 2023 edition of AEW Dynamite, Chris Jericho teased that he would be making a call to someone “bigger” than Powerhouse Hobbs to help him against The Don Callis Family. There was internet speculation that Paul Wight would be the mystery partner for Jericho with the two of them reuniting their “Jerishow” tag team from WWE.
During Dynamite on November 1st, there was a verbal confrontation between Jericho/Kenny Omega and The Don Callis family. An eight-man tag team “street fight” was proposed for the November 15th edition of Dynamite. Omega revealed that Kota Ibushi will be one partner and Jericho revealed that Wight will be the other partner. Wight appeared on the stage and punched out Kyle Fletcher.
"As big as Will Hobbs is… he's not a giant!"
PAUL WIGHT is here!
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 2, 2023