Chris Jericho made his surprise return at AEW Dynamite: New Year’s Smash. Le Champion had been away while touring the UK with his band, Fozzy. Jericho made the save as Eddie Kingston, Santana, and Ortiz were being beaten down by 2.0 and Daniel Garcia.

AEW has announced that Jericho will be making an appearance on this week’s episode of Dynamite. It will be the first chance for fans to see the Ayatollah of Rock-n-Rollah on TBS since 1999 when he was on the network as a part of WCW. Jericho will have some choice words for Garcia and 2.0.

The announcement was made by AEW on their Twitter account. Jericho will address the fans and likely his adversaries during the segment. It will mark Y2J’s historic return to “The Mothership.”

“TONIGHT for the first time since 1999, @IAmJericho will be on TBS, LIVE on the first #AEWDynamite on @TBSNetwork and the first #AEWDynamite of 2022! What will Jericho have to say? Tune in at 8/7c to find out!”


Dynamite has a packed card tonight featuring three championship bouts. You can check out the full lineup for the show below.

Jade Cargill vs Ruby Soho – TBS Championship Tournament Final

Malakai Black vs Brian Pillman Jr.

Jurassic Express vs The Lucha Brothers – AEW World Tag Team Championship

Chris Jericho speaks

MJF in action

Bryan Danielson vs “Hangman” Adam Page – AEW World Championship, Judges at ringside will determine the winner if the match is a draw

Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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