Matt Hardy is no stranger to Jeff Jarrett having worked with the Hall Of Famer in both WWE and TNA during his career. The pair are now co-workers once again after Jarrett signed with AEW earlier this month.
Jarrett made his shock debut in AEW by attacking Darby Allin and aligning himself with the team of Jay Lethal, Sutnam Singh and Sonjay Dutt. He is set to make his in-ring debut for the company this Saturday at Full Gear, tagging with Lethal to take on the team of Darby Allin and Sting.
Speaking on his ‘The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy’ podcast, Hardy discussed backstage heat he has with Jarrett stemming from a guitar shot to the head that left him in a bloody mess.
“He’s Lucky We Never Had A Return Match” – Matt Hardy On Jeff Jarrett
Hardy and Jarrett faced each other in a match at WrestleCade 2015. During the bout ‘Double J’ hit Hardy with his signature guitar shot, but something went wrong and the former WWE Cruiserweight Champion was left badly busted open after the spot.
Discussing the incident on his podcast, Hardy said:
“Well, I think it’s no secret, everybody knows that Matt Hardy and Jeff Jarrett don’t exchange Christmas cards, you know, during the holiday season. And that night at Wrestlecade, when he busted me open, I can’t go into detail how p*ssed off Reby was because instead of driving the 100 miles back home, we ended up being in hospital all night. So she’s not a big fan of Jeff Jarrett in general.”
When asked whether he and Jarrett have ever talked about the ill-fated spot, Hardy replied:
“No, no, I mean, we can coexist, when we’re together. But we really don’t talk about things we just kind of go through or do our own things. Some I’m very surprised he actually even mentioned my name. And like and brought that up. I mean, it’s almost like he was trying to call me out, trying to try to bait me. But I’m not gonna go in here and say negative things about him because I’m not a negative person. And you know, the past is the past and is what it is. But he’s lucky we never had a return match because he got a reprieve. I’ll leave it at that.”
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