Jon Moxley To Defend IWGP US Title Against Yuji Nagata On 5/12 AEW Dynamite

Jon Moxley will defend the IWGP United States Championship for the first time outside of a New Japan ring.

On May 12, Jon Moxley will defend the IWGP United States championship against Yuji Nagata. This will be Moxley's fourth defense overall and the first time Nagata is seen on TNT Television since the days of WCW.

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Mox vs Nagata set for AEW Dynamite May 12! 【NJoA】
Moxley’s fourth defense set for AEW card

A stunning announcement was made this week after AEW’s Dynamite presentation that Jon Moxley will defend his IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship against Yuji Nagata on Wednesday May 12 on TNT.

Jon Moxley nominated Nagata himself in a video distributed on social media, asking Nagata to ‘bring his six shooter’, while Nagata would respond that ‘real wrestlers have no need for cheap weapons, they rely on their brawn’.

Moxley will attempt to successfully defend his title for the fourth time, in what will be the first IWGP US Heavyweight Championship bout in three years to take place in another promotion. Make sure to tune into Dynamite on May 12 at 8/7c to witness this historic title bout!

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