BLEACHER REPORT: AEW Made The Right Call with Chris Jericho Winning The World Title at All Out


hqdefault (1) - EditedChris Jericho was always the right option to be the first AEW world champion. Thankfully, he and “Hangman” Adam Page made it interesting along the way during the main event of AEW’s All Out pay-per-view Saturday night.

The build to the heavyweight bout between the modern legend and the up-and-coming superstar, and the encounter itself, was a case study in how to make a predictable outcome interesting along the way. Call it a testament to Page’s skill just as much as Jericho’s.

But there wasn’t any justifiable way to go another direction Saturday in Chicago. Jericho has the “legend” tag attached to him above for a reason—the man started in the early ’90s and is still going strong, forging ahead as a pioneer in the industry by serving as one of AEW’s headline acts as it gears up to compete with WWE.

That paragraph alone explains it on a grand level. Reading it, Page never had much of a shot… Read More HERE


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