Jon Moxley Believes It's Better That A Match Between He And Mick Foley Was Left To The Imagination

Jon Moxley reflects on what would have been in his story with Mick Foley in WWE.

Before Dean Ambrose became a member of The Shield, it was rumored that Dean Ambrose was going to enter WWE via a match with Mick Foley. Angles were filmed between the two during WWE public events but ultimately because Mick Foley was no longer medically cleared, the angle was scrapped and Dean Ambrose would not wrestle a match without Shield gear until 2014.

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During a recent appearance on Wrestling Observer Radio, Jon Moxley explained why he is ultimately grateful that the match never came to fruition now as he believes the scripted nature of WWE, which he was unaware of the full extent of at the time, would have soured him on the idea and the overall feud, leaving him being deemed "bad to work with" before his career ever got started with WWE.

"In retrospect, I don't want to spoil anything in the book, but it's a chapter in the book and it was a known thing that me and Foley had this feud going on and there was a lot of behind the scenes stuff that people don't know about that was interesting and funny and whatever. In retrospect, it's actually better that me and Foley remains a total dream match feud. If 90s Mick Foley and current, or a decade ago, version of me feuded with Mick Foley. That would be the shit. That's dream match shit.

"At that time, what happened was, I would come into the build and I would have in my head what I wanted to say. I would have the promo in my head, the angle in my head, and I would have it ready. Then they would hand me a script. At this time, I didn't know there were any scripts. I would have not reacted very good. I would have reacted poorly, to say the least, to be handed a script and I would have been deemed 'hard to work with' or 'a bad attitude.' It would have all probably gone to shit and me and Foley would have had this great feud that we could have had outside of WWE at a different time and place if we could have crossed paths, which we never did. That's for sure, 'Goddamn, that's easy money.' Me and Mick? Dude. At that exact time and place, it probably wouldn't have worked out very good."

Jon Moxley recently entered an inpatient alcohol treatment program and Mick Foley took to Facebook to wish him well. You can see Mick’s comments at this link.

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