Jon Moxley has a long history of competing in New Japan Pro-Wrestling and has made notable appearances in the promotion over the years. Earlier this year, he was present at Wrestle Kingdom 18, one of NJPW’s premier events. During this event, Moxley participated in a match for the IWGP World Heavyweight Title and emerged victorious, claiming the prestigious championship.

Jon Moxley was set to challenge Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship for the first time at NJPW Windy City Riot on April 12th.

As previously reported, Jon Moxley defeated Tetsuya Naito to claim the IWGP Heavyweight Championship, thus making history. According to report by, Jon Moxley has been granted time off from his commitments with AEW in anticipation of him winning the IWGP World Heavyweight Title. This time off allows Moxley to focus on his upcoming matches in NJPW and pursue the prestigious title.

Moxley has been booked for several important NJPW events, including the Dontaku and Kizuna Road shows, as well as Dominion from Osaka. These events offer him significant opportunities to compete at a high level and potentially capture the IWGP World Heavyweight Title.


Additionally, the first challenger for Moxley’s title defense is expected to be Ren Narita, and the match is likely to take place at the Resurgence event next month in California. This matchup will provide Moxley with an early test of his title reign and allow him to showcase his skills against an emerging NJPW talent.

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