Jon Moxley made his debut as Dean Ambrose at Survivor Series in 2012, alongside Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns as part of the iconic wrestling stable, The Shield. The Hounds of Justice can easily be regarded as one of the most popular factions in WWE history. Recently, Moxley recalled his anxieties surrounding the status of his job during his Shield days.

While the Shield seemed to be continuously at the peak throughout their run in WWE, Moxley felt differently during his time with the Shield. Recently, during an interaction with Metro.co.uk, Moxley revealed how the fear of the group getting fired used to constantly run through his head.

“I only remember the good stuff and how great it was. But at the time when you’re in that, there’s always the threat – people are getting fired all the time, a lot of people are there for a year or two, they never get called up and then they get fired. You always have this fear that you’ve never going to get called up, so this adds a lot of stress. You can’t just relax. Every day that passes down there before you get called up, you’re like, “Is this ever gonna happen? Am I gonna get fired today?” 

The Shield started to dissolve back in June 2014 when Seth Rollings betrayed the team to align with Triple H’s Authority faction. The group patched up their differences in the subsequent years and fought some matches together. The Shield made their final appearance together at a WWE Network special event titled “The Shield’s Final Chapter” in 2019.

Now known as the Tribal Chief, Roman Reigns successfully retained his WWE Universal Undisputed Championship against Logan Paul at the recent WWE Crown Jewel premium live event in Saudi Arabia. Rollins, now known as The Visionary, is currently reigning United States Championship. Jon Moxley, who is now a part of AEW is set to defend his AEW World Championship against MJF at Full Gear this Saturday.

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A mechanical engineer who just loves everything wrestling. From spending his childhood collecting wrestling action figures to spending his adulthood writing about wrestling, he really seems to enjoy wrestling a bit too much. Outside wrestling and his work, he loves spending time in the gym and playing video games.

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