WWE misplaced Dean Ambrose in April 2019 and AEW gained Jon Moxley the next month.
Since then, Moxley has gone on to grow to be the cornerstone of AEW and he’s their reigning world champion.
He was additionally ranked the primary male wrestler on the planet for 2020 by PWI journal.
The 34-year-old can be ok with the choice he has made along with his profession, particularly when you think about the upward trajectory AEW continues to take pleasure in.
His previous Protect brother Roman Reigns can also be making some promising strikes of his personal.
Since returning to WWE following a close to six-month layoff, Reigns has aligned himself with Paul Heyman and seemingly lastly turned heel.
Reigns is the Common champion and the rankings for SmackDown have jumped up. It’s truthful to say Reigns is the most effective model of himself in a very long time.
And that’s a take Moxley himself agrees with.
Speaking to The Solar, Moxley believes the pairing goes to reap a variety of rewards for Reigns, Heyman and WWE.
“The idea of him and Paul Heyman – that was very cool to me,” he mentioned. “I believe that’s gonna work out actually good.
“All my buddies there [WWE], I wanna flip the TV on and I wanna see them kicking ass and doing nice.”
AEW signed a brand new TV deal earlier this yr with TNT and their rankings are actually constantly hitting in and round a million viewers.
Moxley has been main that cost – whether or not consciously or not – and he believes Wednesday nights, the place AEW and NXT share the identical timeslot, have grow to be the brand new go-to evening for wrestling followers.
“We wanna maintain bringing in new followers – Wednesday nights is changing into wrestling evening,” he added.
“Once I was a child I watched all the pieces so all the children on the market who’re like me are most likely flicking forwards and backwards between NXT and AEW which is nice as a result of after I was a child I used to be flicking forwards and backwards between Nitro and RAW.
“So what’s taking place is Wednesday nights are changing Monday evening. Wednesday is wrestling evening for folks now.”