Chris Jericho to defend ROH Championship against Bandido

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Chris Jericho is set to defend the ROH Championship for the first time this Wednesday against a former champion.

AEW’s Tony Khan announced that former ROH champion Bandido will challenge Jericho this Wednesday on Dynamite from the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.

Wednesday Night #AEWDynamite
Live this week in Philadelphia, PA@TBSNetwork 8pm ET/7pm CT#ROH World Championship
Chris Jericho vs Bandido

Newly crowned @ringofhonor
World Champion @IAmJericho will defend the title on TBS Wednesday vs former ROH World Champion @bandidowrestler!

— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) September 26, 2022

This comes one week after Jericho beat Claudio Castagnoli at Grand Slam to win the championship for the first time in his career.

Bandido won the ROH title in July 2021 at Best in the World from Rush and lost it to interim champion Jonathan Gresham at Supercard of Honor this past April in Texas.

Below is the updated list of announcements for Dynamite this week:
*Title Eliminator Match: Jon Moxley vs. Juice Robinson
*ROH Championship: Chris Jericho (champion) vs. Bandido
*Chris Jericho’s Championship Celebration
*Saraya speaks for the first time in AEW
*MJF to appear

This is a wild match, and I’m so excited for it.