Chris Jericho Launches Investigation To Recover AEW Championship

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AEW Champion Chris Jericho has launched an official investigation to recover his championship belt, hiring the "top private investigators in the world."

Chris Jericho has launched an official investigation to find his missing All Elite Wrestling (AEW) Championship. The promotion’s inaugural champion informed fans of his plans via a video statement uploaded to social media. He explained he had hired the “top private investigators in the world” in order to locate the belt.

“Hi, I’m AEW Champion Chris Jericho, and unfortunately less than 24 hours after I became the first AEW Champion, with blood streaming down my face after one of the hardest matches I’ve ever had in my life, some low-life scumbag committed grand larceny and robbed me of the AEW Championship.”

“[…] as a result, I am launching a worldwide investigation using the top private investigators in the world today to find out who committed this crime. And trust me, as the AEW Champion, I promise to regain and restore and find and reclaim the AEW Championship, and once again give you another reason to finally give me the ‘thank you’ that I deserve. You’re welcome.”

LongHorn Steakhouse Statement

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In case you missed it, Jericho’s championship went missing as he ate at a LongHorn Steakhouse. A police report was lodged with the Tallahassee, Florida police department.

Now LongHorn Steakhouse has also commented on the situation, writing:

“We take the safety of our guests’ property seriously and are doing everything we can to help the local authorities in their efforts. That said, @IAmJericho is a champion with or without his belt.”

Chris Jericho defeated Hangman Page at AEW‘s All Out event this past Saturday, August 31st, becoming the first-ever AEW Champion.