Chris Jericho Regains United States Championship At Payback

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Chris Jericho beat Kevin Owens by submission in the opening match of WWE Payback to capture his second United States Championship. Per the stipulation, Jericho is now a member of the SmackDown Live roster.

">@IAmJericho the NEW #NewFaceOfAmerica now that he is once again #USChampion?! #WWEPayback#USTitlepic.twitter.com/hjNMiSXoYp

— WWE (@WWE)

Is @IAmJericho the NEW #NewFaceOfAmerica now that he is once again #USChampion?! #WWEPayback#USTitlepic.twitter.com/hjNMiSXoYp

— WWE (@WWE) May 1, 2017

">May 1, 2017

The result was seen as a shock to many considering Owens just won the title at WrestleMania, but the betting odds called for Jericho to go over all day on Sunday.

Jericho's current run is expected to end this week, so stay tuned to Tuesday's SmackDown for the latest developments.

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