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I dont understand why they would announce this now and not have a storyline on tv. I guess we're 4 weeks away lol. This is good cus of course Cody will lose and this will further is baby face


Spears will prob get in the way
They will probably won't do much Jericho/Cody stuff until tv. Just like Moxley/Omega. I think they want to announce matches for tickets to go on sale. Since Cody won vs Spears and Dustin at big ppvs. It justifies him getting title shot.

Remind me who Cody beat ?

Also Cody did not book himself like this, they all decided that he was the best choice.
Dustin and Spears. He's the only one to win at Double or Nothing and All Out. He also hasn't been beaten yet.
 

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Remind me who Cody beat ?

Also Cody did not book himself like this, they all decided that he was the best choice.
Extending Jericho's title reign is a good thing. So if they needed someone to job to him, Mini Triple H makes sense. But it's still a filler PPV if nothing comes from it. They need to have MJF turn on him.

It was a strange decision to announce it this early, because it essentially renders the entire first month of TV irrelevant.
 

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Cody's been the consistently best performer in the last 4 shows, consistently having either the best match or the best story (even both) of a show. Worthy main event, and a much better challenger than Page. The promos between the two should be really good.
 

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Dustin and Spears. He's the only one to win at Double or Nothing and All Out. He also hasn't been beaten yet.
So it's not like he beat young rising talents….

He had one match against a possible future star and he didn't win (draw).

So i find it harsh to compare him to HHH.
 

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That lineup alone is dam epic and thats only 3 matches of the entire ppv. DAM

Jericho - cody
Mox - Kenny
Pac - Page
Lucha bros -
Riho - doctor
ect
ect ect
 

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So it's not like he beat young rising talents….

He had one match against a possible future star and he didn't win (draw).

So i find it harsh to compare him to HHH.
Triple H was actually a draw. So you're technically right - you can't compare the two.
 

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Extending Jericho's title reign is a good thing. So if they needed someone to job to him, Mini Triple H makes sense. But it's still a filler PPV if nothing comes from it. They need to have MJF turn on him.

It was a strange decision to announce it this early, because it essentially renders the entire first month of TV irrelevant.
I still think it's too soon for him to turn on Cody.

Well i need to see what they do during the weekly shows to know if it's the right moment.
 

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Should have waited until television. After he beats Guevara he'd be 3-0-1 in singles matches so could be have rightful claim. What if he loses to Sammy on AEWDC?

If AEW wasn't rushing to have their next PPV a mere month after television they could have held off on ticket sales for it and wouldn't have had to name this match without any storyline.
 

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I still think it's too soon for him to turn on Cody.

Well i need to see what they do during the weekly shows to know if it's the right moment.
How is it too early? The company is in desperate need of actual main event draws. They've only got two now. It would be nice if they could create a 3rd. The sooner the better.
 

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I def think Full gear will be when someones stable and swerves begin. I also think its smart getting codys title show out of the way early and built his long baby face story. But hell who knows maybe im wrong and cody is going to turn heel lol. I dont see cody fitting in anywhere as heel

I dont think Full gear is to soon at all for MJF to turn.We all know that shits coming and we will continue to predict it happening until it happens lol. I think its the right time cus they need entire company stories and shit going down by that point. I think the 5 weeks of the TNT show will just be getting things going and tag tournaments and women story-line building. So nothing mega will happen until after Full gear. At least in my view i feel
 

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So it's not like he beat young rising talents….

He had one match against a possible future star and he didn't win (draw).

So i find it harsh to compare him to HHH.
Yeah not at all and he's likely gonna lose to Jericho. Which Triple H would have made himself top guy.

How is it too early? The company is in desperate need of actual main event draws. They've only got two now. It would be nice if they could create a 3rd. The sooner the better.
MJF isn't gonna be main event guy for a while. They haven't even gave him a singles match in AEW yet. That's a sign he's not going to do anything like that until they start building him up in the ring first. So they won't him in that type of high profile feud already. At Full Gear they should have him get a singles win vs mid card guy.



Plus everyone is expecting MJF to turn now. So you gotta drag it out for a while. That way people are surprised when he actually does turn. I think Cody and MJF at Double or Nothing makes sense. That way you got a good 8 months or so to build him up in ring and on the mic.
 

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Yeah not at all and he's likely gonna lose to Jericho. Which Triple H would have made himself top guy.
hes losing because they have long term storylines planned. I will say it many times but instead you will just see for yourself. Cody as champion is way down the works. Hes going to be the savvier of AEW from the bad guys most likely

MJF isn't gonna be main event guy for a while. They haven't even gave him a singles match in AEW yet. That's a sign he's not going to do anything like that until they start building him up in the ring first.


Thats why i think he will just join jerichos stable as one of the bad guys. Jericho will build him up and MJF will talk all the shit. I predict that is
 

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Who does Jericho face in Philly? If they're not giving away title matches to just anybody and Cody is getting his 3-0-1 title shot in Baltimore who else deserves the title shot? Hangman gets a return shot - not sure I like that as he jobbed cleanly.

Better move would have been to not announce this, get to television - have Cody beat Guevara and have him announced as rightful #1 contender. Spears costs Cody the match in Philly, which would cause him to have the PPV rematch a few weeks later in Baltimore.

Now somebody gets an undeserved throw away title shot.

I guess best angle here would be a "Rocky" title shot - Jericho plays Apollo Creed and offers a title shot to some local bum. It being Philly and all. Maybe they have signed some Philly indie worker who they can debut by taking Jericho to a draw or something. Or losing very late.
 

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Thats why i think he will just join jerichos stable as one of the bad guys. Jericho will build him up and MJF will talk all the shit. I predict that is
Or they can keep thing with Cody going next 6-7 months then build up MJF as a wrestler. Then have him turn on Cody (fans won't expect it if it goes that long). Then have them wrestle at Double or Nothing. With MJF getting the win and moving to main event scene.
 

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MJF isn't gonna be main event guy for a while. They haven't even gave him a singles match in AEW yet. That's a sign he's not going to do anything like that until they start building him up in the ring first. So they won't him in that type of high profile feud already. At Full Gear they should have him get a singles win vs mid card guy.



Plus everyone is expecting MJF to turn now. So you gotta drag it out for a while. That way people are surprised when he actually does turn. I think Cody and MJF at Double or Nothing makes sense. That way you got a good 8 months or so to build him up in ring and on the mic.
Again, how is it too early? They need to build him up as soon as possible. He's far better and has far more drawing potential than anyone on the roster not named Moxley or Jericho.
 

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Again, how is it too early? They need to build him up as soon as possible. He's far better and has far more drawing potential than anyone on the roster not named Moxley or Jericho.
What's your favorite MJF match? What's MJF biggest win? How many singles matches has MJF had in AEW? All that is why. In AEW wrestling matters. They need to build him up in the ring. The fact they haven't yet at all tells you his position isn't changing anything soon.
 

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Cody is from what i saw during the PPV the AEW wrestler who get the best reaction from the crowd.
He isn't. He had one of the more high profile matches on the card, and All Out drew at most 100K, and likely even less, according to Meltzer. The show basically revolved around all of The Elite, and it saw a significant decrease from DON.

What's your favorite MJF match? What's MJF biggest win? How many singles matches has MJF had in AEW? All that is why. In AEW wrestling matters. They need to build him up in the ring. The fact they haven't yet at all tells you his position isn't changing anything soon.
That's my entire point. They need to build him up immediately. The fact that they haven't even begun to do so is a mistake.
 

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coming here is always such a drag lol
anyway, announcing the match now doesn't change anything. they will still build it on tv, cody makes sense because so far he is the strongest, he won both his matches at the big ppvs , and had a draw against Darby, in term of single competitors he is the strongest. so he gets the title shot so they can actually build the tension and rivalry on tv instead of doing a booking that leads to the match.
straight up, announce the match, nw everything is at stake, you can build the story leading to the match.
no problem here...
 
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