Chris Jericho, the Ring of Honor World Champion and founder of the Jericho Appreciation Society, signed a contract extension that will keep him working for AEW through December 2025, according to Tony Khan.
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In addition to continuing to be a mentor to up-and-coming talent, Jericho will take on more duties within AEW, including those of producer and creative advisor.
As his illustrious career enters his 32nd year, Jericho, who is currently in his eighth world championship reign, continues to reinvent himself and change.
In addition to winning the Ring of Honor World Championship recently at “AEW: Dynamite Grand Slam,” Jericho has had a career year. Over the past few months, he has also undergone an amazing physical transformation.
Defending ROH World Champion
On a special Tuesday episode of “AEW Dynamite,” which takes place in Cincinnati, Jericho defends the ROH World Championship against Dalton Castle. The match is broadcast live on TBS at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT. The 28th ROH World Champion, Castle currently holds the title with The Boys in the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship. He held the title for a significant portion of 2017 and 2018.
Chris Jericho one of the all time greats in AEW
In the words of Tony Khan, CEO, GM, and Head of Creative of AEW, “Chris Jericho long ago cemented his legacy as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, and we’re fortunate to have his skills, charisma, knowledge, and insights in AEW for years to come. “Chris has found a fountain of youth this year, and he’s wrestling some of the biggest names in wrestling in some of the best matches of his legendary career. With the opportunity to work with one of the most inventive minds in wrestling history, he’ll continue to be a valuable leader as his duties are increased.
Jericho the locker room leader
With a roster of top-tier talent, AEW is providing an alternative to mainstream wrestling and bringing new spirit, freshness, and energy to the industry. AEW was founded by CEO, GM, and Head of Creative Tony Khan in 2019. Every Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. ET on TBS, “AEW: Dynamite” features the youngest wrestling audience in the industry. Every Friday at 10 p.m. ET, “AEW: Rampage,” a fight-forward programme, airs on TNT.
AEW’s multi-platform content also includes the weekly professional wrestling YouTube series “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” the weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series “Being the Elite,” and the weekly podcast “AEW Unrestricted.”