CONTINENTAL CLASSIC: Continental Classic tournament to crown AEW Triple Crown champion as titles are merged

Posted on 11/19/123 by Colin Vassallo

The Continental Classic tournament will crown the new AEW
Triple Crown champion as AEW President Tony Khan announced
that the ROH World title and the NJPW Strong Openweight title
will be merged.

Khan said that at the Worlds End pay-per-view, the winner
becomes the AEW Continental champion as well, which is why
they’re calling it the Triple Crown with all the titles
merged together.

Khan also revealed the scoring system for the tournament,
with three points for a win and one point for a draw, similar
to those for soccer/football leagues especially in Europe. In
addition, there will be no interference in any of the

With the announcement also came the additions of Eddie
Kingston, the current ROH World and NJPW Strong Openweight
champion, and Mark Briscoe to the tournament. They join Bryan
Danielson and Andrade El Idolo, with eight more set to be

The round-robin tournament starts next Wednesday on Dynamite
and continues on Rampage and Collision every week.

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