Audio: The Steve Austin Show – Edge and Christian

This episode of The Steve Austin Show totally reeks of awesomeness as Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso join Steve via Skype for a tremendous conversation! Be here for stories about TLC matches, injuries, breaking into the WWE in the midst of the Montreal Screwjob and Edge’s new gig on VIKINGS.




ProWrestling.com: Christian Talks Chris Jericho vs Kenny Omega, If Jericho Still Has What It Takes To Be The Best

Former WWE star Christian recently spoke with Kevin Kelly for Title Match Wrestling, and you can watch the entire conversation below. The following are some interview highlights:

Christian on whether or not he feels Chris Jericho, at his age, can face Kenny Omega and still prove that he is the best:

“Oh for sure. I think as you get older, and I can attest to this, you find different ways to be great if you physically can’t do the things you could do before. You’re wily enough, you’re smart enough, you have enough experience to figure out different things and different ways. And I don’t even think Chris has lost that big of a step physically. He’s very durable, he’s never really been injured. Even when he’s gone back for his previous runs with WWE, he didn’t look like he missed a day, to me, and he could still go out there and do 25, 30, 40 minutes if he needed to.”

His overall feeling on the Chris Jericho vs Kenny Omega bout:

“Honestly, I think it’s a great thing for the business as a whole that this is even happening, and I think it also legitimizes how good Kenny Omega has been the past year or so. Because I don’t think [Chris Jericho] would be doing this if Kenny wasn’t the real deal.”

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Audio: The Art Of Wrestling With Colt Cabana – Episode 345, Featuring Christian

Awesomeness! Christian is a former many time WWE champion. Colt and Christian talk about his new podcast, WWE series, growing up in Canada, relationship with Edge, the Indies, Impact and so much more.




WWE.com: Edge & Christian Launch Podcast With Universal Champion Goldberg As Their First Guest

E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness launched its inaugural episode in the wee hours of the morning, and to ensure that Edge & Christian’s maiden voyage on the podcast sea was, well, awesome, the duo wrangled WCW icon and reigning Universal Champion Goldberg as its first guest.

“I mean, obviously, there’s no one hotter at the moment,” Christian told WWE.com. “Goldberg’s come back after being away for so many years and kind of taken the company by storm again. He’s Universal Champion, and he’s ended all of his matches quickly and emphatically. It’s cool that he’s brought that intensity back and hasn’t lost a step. He’s not getting paid by the hour — he’s getting in, he’s getting out.”

Christian is, of course, well-acquainted with that Goldberg intensity, having battled the behemoth 14 years ago during his initial WWE run.

“We’ve crossed paths here and there very briefly, but this was the first time I’d had a real conversation with him … and probably one of the only times I’d talked to him since he almost Speared my spine out of my body, which people still send to me to this day as a Twitter GIF,” Captain Charisma said with a laugh. “We also talked about that — he gets that GIF sent to him a lot, too.”

Fortunately for the podcast-listening world, Christian and his longtime friend and tag team partner — another master of the Spear — could put aside that past unpleasantness to pick Goldberg’s brain before his anticipated Universal Championship title defense against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania, The Ultimate Thrill Ride.

“It was nice to catch up with him, get some insight into how his body is feeling now that he’s a little bit older, what it’s been like after his comeback and how he’s been navigating the waters after being away for so long,” Christian said. “Brock is an animal, but to have somebody that can match him size-wise, strength-wise and explosiveness-wise is a pretty big thing. It’s gonna be interesting. And hearing how amped up and pumped up and how seriously he’s taking it, I’m looking forward to a great show. Not just their match, but overall. I think WrestleMania is going to deliver like it always does.”

To subscribe to E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness and to hear Edge & Christian’s in-depth interview with Goldberg, head over to iTunes.




Forbes.com: Edge And Christian Think ‘Broken’ Matt Hardy Would Work In WWE, Talk Paige

One of the true signs of a legendary career is one where the legend in question is at peace. This demonstrates both fulfillment and accomplishment, which describes the careers of childhood friends and former WWE Superstars Edge and Christian.

Each had wildly successful runs both as singles and tag team performers, and neither have any desire to get back in the ring even as a stadium filled with over 80,000 screaming fans awaits at WrestleMania 33. I spoke with the entertaining duo as they prepared to release the first episode of their podcast, E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness, which will feature WWE universal champion Goldberg as its first guest.

“We want it to be very fan-interactive. We’re going to have a voicemail where you can leave ideas or just rambling whatever and we play it on the air,” said Edge.

“We don’t take ourselves too seriously, so it leaves a lot of room to just have fun with stuff, so hence you get the TV show on the [WWE] Network and I’d like to think, in terms of a podcast, we’ll try to bring the same thing.”

Christian followed up, saying “we want to talk about everything. We’re both fathers and we want to talk about that. [Edge] is big into music…we both like all types of different types of sports and we can actually formulate a sentence or two, so good for us.”

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Sports Illustrated: WWE’s Christian On Wrestling, His Love Of Hockey And How He’s Combining The Two

Even though the card for WrestleMania 33 is far from official, there is one match that Christian is already anticipating will be appointment viewing.

“I’m looking forward to watching AJ Styles’ match, no matter who he is wrestling,” said Christian (born Jay Reso). “AJ had such a great year in the ring, and no one even came close to him. I would have liked to have seen him carry the title all the way to WrestleMania and have a chance to defend it, but he’s still my favorite guy to watch.”

In addition to enjoying a Hall of Fame-worthy career in professional wrestling, Christian is also a diehard hockey fan. The 43-year-old native of Orangeville, Ontario, is a devoted supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs, and he is still patiently awaiting the team’s first run with the strap—or, in this case, the Stanley Cup—in his lifetime.

“I was a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, and I still am,” said Christian, whose Leafs last won the Cup in 1967. “They have a good young core for the future with Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, William Nylander, Connor Brown, and Nikita Soshnikov. I think they’re going to be the best team in the league within three or four years. Toronto fans deserve it—we’ve been let down before. They had a couple of deep runs in the playoffs when I was younger, but it’s pretty much been heartbreak every single year.”

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WWE’s Christian On Accepting Retirement, Making of Edge & Christian Show

WWE’s Christian (Jay Reso) chats with The LAW’s John Pollock in this 2016 interview discussing his retirement, the Edge & Christian Show, life after wrestling, scripted vs unscripted promos, his thoughts on UFC’s Conor McGregor and much more.




Video: Fight Network Interview

Jay “Christian” Reso on UFC 205: Conor McGregor’s Title Win Over Eddie Alvarez & More

Former WWE superstar Jay “Christian” Reso joins John Pollock to speak on UFC 205: Conor McGregor winning the lightweight title over Eddie Alvarez, McGregor selling the fight similar to WWE selling pay-per-views, Yoel Romero looking to be the next challenger for Michael Bisping, and gives his thoughts on Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.

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Audio: Bastl’s Bytes Podcast

In this edition of the podcast, we welcome former WWE Heavyweight Champion Christian to the program. The WWE will be in Toronto this weekend for Survivor Series. We talk about Goldberg vs. Lesnar, his TV show, wrestling today, among other subjects.

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Audio: Talk Is Jericho – Christian Live At Caroline’s On Talk Is Jericho

Talk Is Jericho Live At Caroline’s with special guest Christian may or may not contain one or more of the following: an impromptu 5-second pose, some mad skillz kazoo playing, a Jack Lanza impression, something about a “Creepy Little Bastard” t-shirt, travel tips from Owen Hart, The Vampire Kids gimmick details, the truth behind the wrestler’s handshake code, a story about a ladder match gone wrong, and the greatest rivalry of the Attitude Era!

This is the live edition of Talk Is Jericho that featured Christian, back in August, so if you haven’t already listened to the interview in full, be sure that you do. This is definitely one that shouldn’t be missed!




Toronto Sun: A Career That Totally Reeked Of Awesomeness


Recently, Christian was interviewed by Jan Murphy for Toronto Sun, where he discussed several topics surrounding his wrestling career, including when he first became a wrestling fan, breaking into the WWE with The Brood, groundbreaking matches with the Hardys and The Dudleys, Injuries and life after wrestling, to name a few. Be sure to take the time to read the interview, in full, below, it’s a great write-up and thank you once again to Jan Murphy.

If not for a bad break, literally, the professional wrestling world and its fans may never have been treated to the legendary aerials and antics of Canadian friends and wrestling partners Edge and Christian.

That break came in the form of a broken shoulder suffered by a young Jay Reso. And while he didn’t yet know it, that injury set the young Ontarian on a collision course with destiny.

“At the time I was living in Grand Valley, Ontario, which is a really, really small town,” Reso, better known by his Christian moniker, said in a telephone interview promoting his return to Toronto this weekend as part of an NXT afterparty that also features the WWE’s Miz.

It started on a Friday night not unlike many before it, Reso recalled when asked how he came to fall in love with pro wrestling.

“Do you remember when people used to go public skating?” he asked the reporter, whom replied he did. “We were public skating. Kids would race the length of the ice or the width of the ice and we were in a race and I hit a groove in the ice and I ended up losing my balance and I (crashed) head-first into the boards. I ended up breaking my shoulder.”

Little did he know then but crash landings would play a pretty significant role in the future of the then fourth-grader.

“The break was so high up in my shoulder at the time that (doctors) couldn’t even put a cast on it,” Reso recalled. Grand Valley was so small that it had no hospital. The injured young Reso was taken to nearby Orangeville (more on that town later) to be treated.

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Stay Loud: WWE Superstars Share Guilty Pleasure Songs

Christian, WWE Superstar: various songs

“Here are a few, and they all stem from 10 hour car rides from Orangeville, Ontario, where I grew up to Morrisville, Pennsylvania, where my dad grew up and my grandparents lived. We would drive down to visit and cram the whole family-dogs included—into a van and make the 10-hour trek. My parents were easy listening enthusiasts and would crank that stuff for the entire ride. Gems like ‘Islands In The Stream’ by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, ‘Sailing’ by Christopher Cross and ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ by the Bee Gees. I wanted to hate them, I tried to hate them, but whenever they are played on the radio, I turn it up and sing along. Some or all of these may or may not be on my iPod.”

You can check out the full article, by NXT’s Corey Graves here. Thanks to Jennifer for passing this on.




Edge and Christian Return To Talk Is Jericho

Edge & Christian totally reek of awesomeness on TIJ! They’ve got stories about the TLC matches that made them a household name in WWE. Stories about tag teaming with Y2J. Stories about the 5-second pose and comedy bits on RAW. Stories about retirement and injuries. Stories about the “Haven” SyFy show set. Stories about Nova Scotia and Stephen King. And stories about their new sketch comedy show on the WWE Network, “The Edge & Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness.” Rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it?




Edge Mentions Christian and Their Upcoming WWE Network Show In Recent Interview With Slam! Sports

In a recent interview with Slam! Sports, Christian’s best friend and former tag team partner Adam ‘Edge’ Copeland talked about a range of topics including his acting career and even the upcoming WWE Network show Edge & Christian’s Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness. Here’s what he had to say about the show:

Upcoming is a return to the world of WWE — Edge and Christian’s Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness, set to debut soon on the WWE Network.

“Eventually they talked me into it,” laughed Copeland, explaining that he wasn’t exactly reluctant, but unlike his buddy, Christian (Jay Reso), he’s not under a WWE deal. “He’s still under contract, but I’m not. I think the sell job had to be to me.”

The show does reek of awesome unpredictability.

“They’ve given us a lot of range to just start writing stuff and come up with a lot of weird things. So far, nobody seems to be batting an eyelash,” he said. “We’ll see once it airs if we still have that kind of freedom. As of right now, it’s just been fun. It was a nice little dip of the toes back in after the surgery to do something creative again.”

The duo will be taping segments WrestleMania weekend.

“I haven’t been in a few years, since they inducted me, actually, just because I was always doing something,” he said. “This year, I think we’re going to try and go out and do some filming for our show, and just get it all in one fell swoop, get some filming done with current guys that are on the roster, because you don’t want to ask them to fly up to New York on a day off.”

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Heated Conversations Podcast Interview

It’s WrestleMania! Booker T celebrates with a special edition of Heated Conversations as he gives his predictions for WM31. Then Booker welcomes WWE Superstar Christian on to talk his WrestleMania experience. Plus, Alex Riley joins the show to talk about his return to the ring after two years and who his dream WM opponent is! Booker also gives Roman Reigns a last bit of advice before he takes on the Beast, Brock Lesnar!