The upcoming episode of AEW Dynamite promises to be a great one as the card looks to be a stacked one. Now another huge title match has been confirmed for the show as well.
TNT Champion Darby Allin took to Twitter and told AEW President Tony Khan to pick one of the top 5 singles contenders to receive a title shot on AEW Dynamite. Among the options were Hangman Page ranked at #1, Jon Moxley at #2, Jungle Boy at #3, Cody Rhodes at #4, and Powerhouse Hobbs ranked at #5.
It was then officially announced that Darby Allin will defend his TNT Championship against Jungle Boy on the upcoming episode of AEW Dynamite.
“The @AEWonTNT Champion called for any Top 5 contender in a title match on Dynamite & AEW GM @TonyKhan has booked a top challenger! TNT Champion @DarbyAllin will defend the title vs. the unbeaten #3 ranked wrestler in AEW: Jungle Boy on #AEWDynamite on TNT Wednesday 8pm ET/7pm CT!”
Jungle Boy responded toe the match announcement, appreciating the opportunity.
“I appreciate the opportunity, and I’m looking forward to the challenge. @DarbyAllin, see you Wednesday. [sign of the horns emoji]”
The match is sure to be a great one and we will have to see whether Darby Allin will be able to retain his TNT Championship against Jungle Boy.
Here is the updated card for the upcoming episode of AEW Dynamite:
Hikaru Shida vs Tay Conti
Darby Allin vs Jungle Boy
Powerhouse Hobbs vs Christian Cage
Ricky Starks vs Hangman Page
Trent vs Penta El Zero M