You have to make it worth a little bit more. We are less than three days away from AEW’s first pay per view event since they began running weekly television in the form of Dynamite. That does not leave them a lot of time to have everything finalized, which made this week’s go home show that much more important. They had a lot of things to get together in just a little bit of time and they managed to add a few matches to the card while also changing a pair of the ones that were already announced. One match change saw Private Party being added to the Tag Team Title match, but there was an adjustment that needed to be made.\
During this week’s episode of Dynamite, Cody had an interview in the ring where he talked about his upcoming shot against AEW World Champion Chris Jericho at Saturday’s Full Gear event. Cody talked about how there had been several wrestlers before him who had both wrestled and been part of management at the same time. He spoke about how he needed to win the title to make it clear that he was a wrestler as well as a boss so he made the match a little more serious. As announced on Dynamite, should Cody not win, he will never be allowed to challenge for the title again.
It was a heck of a promo. Check out what Cody had to say:
Opinion: I’m not sure about this one, though I get what they’re going for here. At the end of the title, the title doesn’t have quite the history to make it seem this important. At the same time, Cody is still one of the bosses of the company and forever is a very long time. Assuming he doesn’t win, it is hard to imagine that something doesn’t change this later on and that might not be the kind of precedent that the company wants to set with something this important. Maybe it can work out, but this does not seem to be the most interesting stipulation.
Do you like Cody’s move? Who will leave Full Gear as champion? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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