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Daniel Garcia Shares The Biggest Lesson He’s Learned From Working With Chris Jericho

Daniel Garcia is benefitting greatly from his time under the learning tree of Jericho.

Garcia spoke with Chris Mueller for Bleacher Report about how much he’s learned from working with Chris Jericho. Garcia says he’s really started understanding the entertainment side of the business, noting that Jericho does so much with his facial expressions to sell what he’s doing.

“Chris has taught me a lot about the entertainment aspect of wrestling,” Garcia said. “Something that I really admire about Chris is you can watch his segments, his matches and his promos with no sound. And you could still tell what points he is getting across with just his face.

“That’s the biggest thing I learned from him: How to portray a story and how to portray emotion without necessarily having to state it abruptly and so broadly to the audience. I think he’s a master at telling the story through his body language and pushing narratives forward without having to say it so straightforward.”

Despite how things ended on the August 24 episode of Dynamite, Daniel Garcia says he’s still part of the Jericho Appreciation Society.

“Yeah, I am still a part of Jericho Appreciation Society,” he said. “It’s not something that you just say that you’re in or out of. It’s a brotherhood, and sisterhood, because we have Anna [Jay] and Tay [Melo] in the group. And it’s a group that’s been there for me for the past couple of months.”

When Garcia was in a bad car accident in 2019 that resulted in both of his legs being broken, Jericho was one of the people who stepped in to help despite not knowing the young grappler at the time.

“Chris has been there for me for a very long time since the car accident that I was in,” he said. “It’s a group of people that I’m very loyal to. It’s hard for you to walk away from them, and I’m not ready to make that decision.”

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