Sports Illustrated has broken the news that Cody will challenge the first ever AEW World Champion Chris Jericho at the next AEW PPV Full Gear, later this year.
SI states that main contributing factor is the Win-Loss record, which AEW is pushing as a meaningful statistic.
AEW has appeared to confirm the story by retweeting the Sports Illustrated tweet that you can see below.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) September 5, 2019
AEW Full Gear will take place on November 9, 2019, at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.