Jon Moxley doesn't like ladder matches.
Jon Moxley has no qualms about deathmatches. broken glass, barbed wire, blood, thumbtacks, all these things are fine to Jon Moxley. However, Jon Moxley hates ladders.
A veteran of Money in the Bank Ladder Matches, TLC Matches, ladder matches for the WWE and Intercontinental Championships, and most recently, a Casino Ladder Match, Jon Moxley is now talking about his this disdain for ladder matches, believing that competing in ladder matches has taken years off of his career and personally, he believes that he is not good in those kinds of matches because he's not a high flyer.
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Jon Moxley explained his reaction when Tony Khan booked him for the ladder match on October 5.
"I swore to God that I would never do a ladder match again for the rest of my life. I hate ladder matches. I'm not good at ladder matches. They're not my thing. I hate them. I feel like ladders have taken more years off my career...they fuck you up. Fans don't even truly they see all these bumps on the ladders, I don't think they truly appreciate how much it fucks people up. Elbow chips, fucking your back up. I don't fuck with ladders anymore. My thing was like, 'I don't do ladders.' I do other shit. Ladders, not my thing. I was like, 'I ain't doing another ladder match again.' I'm not what you call a high flyer. There's no reason for me to climb a ladder and what the fuck am I doing? Falling off the thing? For what reason? I was over ladder matches. I swore I would never do ladder matches again. Until Tony books this ladder match. We're talking and he's like, 'I need some star power in this match. For reasons, you need to be in this.' I'm like, 'Motherfucker.' I tried every excuse. Ultimately, he's the boss, he's paying me, I'll do my best. I'm on the team."
Currently, Jon Moxley is competing in the World Championship Eliminator Tournament that is set to culminate at Full Gear on November 13. Fightful will have live coverage of the event on Saturday, November 13.
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