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Chris Jericho to defend AEW World title against Cody at Full Gear


The AEW World Championship will be on the line when Chris Jericho and Cody Rhodes face off at Full Gear.

AEW announced via Sports Illustrated today that Jericho will defend his World title against Cody at Full Gear on Saturday, November 9. The pay-per-view is taking place at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.

In his three singles matches for AEW thus far, Cody has won twice and gone to a time limit draw once. He defeated Dustin Rhodes at Double or Nothing and Shawn Spears at All Out. Cody and Darby Allin went to a 20-minute time limit draw at Fyter Fest.

At Fight for the Fallen, Cody & Dustin lost a tag team match against The Young Bucks.

Jericho defeated Hangman Page at All Out to become the inaugural AEW World Champion. Jericho being in that title match was set up by him defeating Kenny Omega at Double or Nothing.

It was announced last month that a World title defense will take place on week three of AEW on TNT on Wednesday, October 16.

Tickets for Full Gear are going on sale tomorrow (September 6) at noon Eastern time. Omega vs. Jon Moxley has also been confirmed for the PPV.