LordsofPain.net is reporting that the deal to bring Chris Jericho back to WWE was reportedly finalized a few days ago. Last night’s RAW wasn’t the first encounter between Bray Wyatt and Chris Jericho as they wrestled each other in the main event of the May 2nd, 2013 WWE NXT episode, a match that Jericho won. The stipulation for the match was that if Jericho lost, he had to join The Wyatt Family. It’s possible that WWE picks back up on that for this new storyline, and while Jericho may not face Bray Wyatt at Battleground, the two are booked for SummerSlam.
Interestingly, Chris Jericho said in an interview last year that Wyatt would be a main roster star in one year and a major star in two. He has also said that he requested to work with Wyatt when he went to NXT. With Jericho reportedly having some creative input into his returns, it’s possible that he asked to work with Wyatt again.