Dean Ambrose was one of the top WWE Superstars of the last decade. When Dean Ambrose decided to forego more money from WWE and take a chance on the rebirth of his original character, Jon Moxley, in All Elite Wrestling, he quickly became one of the main draws of that promotion.
Speaking about Jon Moxley on his 83 Weeks podcast, Eric Bischoff revealed that he personally feels like the former Dean Ambrose hasn’t shown enough for range in his character to warrant the building of a top Superstar. According to Bischoff, Moxley still has a ways to go before reaching the “Chris Jericho” level of ability.
“To me, he's two-dimensional. And he needs to find that third dimension, you know, to get him to a Chris Jericho-type level,” Bischoff said. “It's nothing wrong with his work, nothing at all wrong with his character other than I'm not seeing a lot of depth to it. There's a sameness to it. There's not enough range to it. I'd like to see that. And I think that that's true across the board for a lot of characters, not just Jon Moxley. You know, to be able to shift gears. You know, you go back and look at Chris Jericho's career and he's been able to successfully reinvent himself so many different times in so many different ways, because he has that range and that third dimension that a lot of people have really never developed and a lot of top guys don't have it. You know, guys that you consider top guys don't have it. But I think if any talent, not just Jon Moxley, but any talent wants to reach that next level, they've got to be able to have that range that allows them to position elements of their character that make them feel more interesting.”
Jon Moxley recently spoke with Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp about a wide variety of topics including why he switched his original finisher, almost taking a Hiatus from wrestling completely after WWE, and more. You can see the full interview here.
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