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Here’s Chris Jericho calling Conor McGregor a ‘mark’ while debating belt trivia

They’re both definitely marks for themselves.

Yesterday, Conor McGregor congratulated Becky Lynch and all the participants in the WrestleMania 35 main event on their history-making night Sunday in New Jersey. He also left a flirty comment about possibly heading to WWE now that he’s “retired” from UFC which Stephanie McMahon happily picked up on, but that’s neither here nor there for the matter at hand.

No, the issue here is that Conor congratulated Lynch on becoming a “WWE’s first champ champ”. A Twitter user replied with evidence that the Irishwoman was not the first to achieve such a thing, so McGregor provided some nerdy-sounding evidence for why Chris Jericho becoming the “first Undisputed WWF Champion” by beating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock on the same night at Vengeance 2001 didn’t count:

Not so fast, said Y2J...

Really, they’re both right, because the then-WWF wasn’t calling the World title they bought along with WCW anything but the World Heavyweight title. But the purpose of Jericho and Austin wrestling twice each that December night in San Jose was to unify the brand’s top title, so...

I think that makes them both marks?

They’re definitely marks for themselves.

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