Story involving Chris Jericho from the 11/15/23 edition of AEW Dynamite said to have been “overblown”

As seen during the November 15h 2023 edition of AEW Dynamite, Kenny Omega’s team defeated The Don Callis Family in the Like a Dragon Gaidin street fight. There was internet speculation that Chris Jericho’s arm was burned by Omega’s entrance pyro. Jericho wrote “YES!” on Twitter/X when asked if his arm was burned.

However, Dave Meltzer of noted the following about the story…

“The story that Jericho suffered a burn from the pyro before the street fight was overblown. A spark did hit his arm and did no damage but he was having fun on the Internet with it and then the story got exaggerated”

In other news regarding the match, it was said to have been a six-figure sponsorship deal for AEW.