Daniel Garcia wins gold in his hometown on AEW Dynamite.
In the main event of the September 7 AEW Dynamite, Daniel Garcia defeated Wheeler Yuta to capture the ROH Pure Championship in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. Garcia won the bought by submission with the Code of Honor in tact following the bout. Plus, Bryan Danielson came to the ring and strapped the title around Garcia’s waist while Chris Jericho watched on in dismay.
#AndNEW!!! Your new #ROH Pure Champion is Buffalo's own @GarciaWrestling! What a night it's been on #AEWDynamite LIVE on @TBSNetwork! pic.twitter.com/QNyysIecZh
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 8, 2022
After Garcia and Yuta shook hands, Bryan Danielson marched out to put the title around Garcia’s waist in celebration. Chris Jericho appeared on the ramp and yelled out of frustration seeing as though Garcia has is now a pro wrestler and no longer a sports entertainer.
Yuta won the title at ROH Supercard of Honor in April by defeating Josh Woods. He successfully defended the gold against Garcia at ROH Death Before Dishonor in July.
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