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Chris Jericho vs. Claudio Castagnoli set for ROH Final Battle


The next ROH World Championship match is now set.

Chris Jericho will defend the ROH World Championship against Claudio Castagnoli at Final Battle, which will take place on December 10.

The match was set up on Friday’s Rampage, where Castagnoli asked Jericho to give him another championship match. Jericho initially rejected Castagnoli’s offer. However, Matt Menard suggested to Jericho that since Castagnoli was once a sports entertainer, he could join the group if he were to lose to Jericho. Jericho agreed to the stipulation, setting the stage for Final Battle.

Castagnoli, who won the title earlier this year for the first time, lost the championship to Jericho back at Dynamite Grand Slam in September. Since then, Jericho has become a dominant champion, defeating former ROH champions such as Bandido, Bryan Danielson, and Colt Cabana.

At Full Gear, Castagnoli was unsuccessful in regaining the championship, losing a four-way match that involved Jericho, Danielson, and Sammy Guevara.