Jon Moxley made his debut at AEW Double Or Nothing 2019 and instantly became a huge star there. He has truly been one of the most consistent and dependable stars in the company as well.
As previously reported, The Purveyor Of Violence and current AEW World Champion recently signed five-year contract with AEW, ensuring he will be with the company for a very long time. He will also be a trainer and coach as part of that new contract.
Not only that, but he will also be working fewer indie dates because of his new contract. While speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that Moxley was under a handshake deal with AEW when he won the World Title.
“I know it expired in July. For whatever reason the date July 22 rings a bell. I do know its within like a week of that date, the week earlier, it’s somewhere between the 16th and the 22nd.
“People thought when May came and went, AEW probably renewed his option year, or he had signed a (new) deal, because he was still working there.
“His deal was extended due to his time off, when he went to rehab. It extended through July, then July came and went and he hadn’t signed, but he was not going to leave, so I guess he was working under his old terms while they were negotiating certain things. Tony (Khan) wanted certain things, (Moxley) wanted certain things.”
After three years, The Purveyor Of Violence thought he would take part in the independent scene, but he ultimately came to genuinely appreciate AEW. Now his goal is to be happy, leave a lasting legacy, and be the best professional wrestler he can possibly be.
We will have to wait and see how Moxley will be booked as the AEW World Champion in the coming months. Fans are certainly behind him.
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