AEW News: Chris Jericho Attacked at an Indie Event after making a surprise appearance!
Chris Jericho made a surprise appearance at Southern Honor Wrestling’s Retaliation event in Canton, Georgia last night. After the main event Jericho appeared out of nowhere and attacked the SHW champion.
A few chair shots later, the lights went out and top AEW star Kenny Omega’s music hit. The Cleaner then appeared in the ring and attacked Jericho with a Dragon suplex. This eventually led to a brawl involving multiple wrestlers. The show ended with Omega addressing the crowd with an emotional promo.
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Cody was also present at the event. He was there to talk about Sunny Daze’s involvement in the ‘Over The Budget Battle Royale’ at ‘Double or Nothing’, AEW’s highly anticipated upcoming Pay Per View. Cody was advertised for the show in what is reportedly his last indie appearance before focusing fully on AEW. Jericho’s and Omega’s appearances were completely out of the blue though.
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The two are set to face each other on the Double or Nothing Pay per View on May 25th.This will be a rematch of their highly acclaimed WrestleKingdom 12 match back when they were both in NJPW. The result favored omega in their previous showdown. Jericho will definitely look to even the score this time round.
Double or Nothing is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and features 7 matches on their card.