Perhaps aware that the first match announcement for their new TNT show didn’t move the needle as much as fans expected it to - or as much as it needed to get people to buy 15K-plus tickets to pack Washington, D.C.’s Capital One Arena - All Elite Wrestling first announced that Jon Moxley would be at the filming on Weds., Oct 2.
They followed that up today with match which features four of their biggest stars, and a tried-and-true way to get wrestling fans interested in something...
Just signed for #AEWDC— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) July 31, 2019
The Young Bucks & Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho and 2 Mystery Partners@AEWonTNT debuts LIVE Wednesday, October 2nd from the Nation’s capital Washington, DC @CapitalOneArena
Tix on sale THIS Friday, August 2nd - Noon ET / 9am PThttps://t.co/UN1cNj1kQq pic.twitter.com/ZzRa11XD0i
Chris Jericho has been demanding the new company give him credit for their very existence since AEW was officially formed in January. Kenny Omega and Matt & Nick Jackson of The Young Bucks are All Elite Executive Vice-Presidents. That’s enough of a story right there.
But the the mystery partner angle will drive speculation about who would side with Jericho in this fight. It’ll also spark imaginations about whether or not Y2J’s allies are new additions to the AEW roster.
Let us know if you think it’s Lucha Bros or someone else below. While you think about your answer, here’s the line-up for the TNT premiere to help you decide if you’re gonna buy tickets when they go on sale Fri., Aug. 2 at noon eastern.
- Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks vs. Chris Jericho & 2 MYSTERY PARTNERS
- Cody Rhodes vs. Sammy Guevara
- Jon Moxley