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Jon Moxley advances in AEW World title eliminator tournament


Jon Moxley has advanced to the next round of the AEW World title eliminator tournament.

Moxley defeated Preston "10" Vance of The Dark Order on Dynamite to advance to the second round. Moxley will take on Orange Cassidy in the semifinals matchup. Cassidy advanced with a win over Powerhouse Hobbs on the October 22 episode of Rampage. 

The semifinals kick off on Rampage on Friday, October 29 with a Bryan Danielson vs. Eddie Kingston bout. Danielson defeated Dustin Rhodes in the first round, while Kingston defeated Lance Archer to advance. 

The finals of the AEW World title eliminator tournament will take place at the Full Gear pay-per-view on Saturday, November 13. 

Moxley is the only former AEW World Champion in the title eliminator tournament. Moxley held the AEW World title for 277 days in 2020, defeating Chris Jericho for the Championship at the Revolution pay-per-view in February, then dropping the belt to Kenny Omega at the Winter is Coming episode of Dynamite in December.