Jon Moxley Says He Can Show Up At Future NJPW Events

Jon Moxley could always return to NJPW.

While Jon Moxley's current run in New Japan Pro Wrestling isn't over just yet, it's widely believed that he won't be appearing on NJPW shows once AEW debuts on TNT on Oct. 2. However, in an interview with Nikkan Sports, Moxley revealed that he would be free to show up in NJPW after his G1 run is over.

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"Fortunately, there is no problem in fighting in New Japan while belonging to an American organization (AEW). In the future, I can always show up in Japan and [wrestle]," said Moxley. "Naturally, I want to do it at Tokyo Dome. If you win the G1, you can fight at the main event of Tokyo Dome."

Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho have it written into their AEW contracts that they can work NJPW dates, but the language in Moxley's contract in unknown. AEW President Tony Khan said Moxley would be taking International and Independent dates through the summer before AEW begins on TNT in the fall. It was reported that AEW blocked Moxley from appearing on the NJPW show in Dallas, though Moxley denied the report. He has worked every G1 Climax event in Japan.

"I was a big fan of Japanese professional wrestling. I wanted serious professional wrestling, not entertainment that played crappy characters. I knew that was my origin and that Japanese wrestling was such a serious place. At the time of WWE, I went to the place told by the company and fought as I was told. Same as chained. Now it’s my freedom to do anything. You can fight, get experience, knowledge and enjoy life all over the world."

Moxley previously revealed that I was a big fan of Japanese professional wrestling. I wanted serious professional wrestling, not entertainment that played crappy characters. I knew that was my origin and that Japanese wrestling was such a serious place. At the time of WWE, I went to the place told by the company and fought as I was told. Same as chained. Now it ’s my freedom to do anything. You can fight, get experience, knowledge and enjoy life all over the world.">working in Japan was the first thing on his bucket list and that NJPW was quick to contact him after it was announced that he would be leaving WWE. Despite Moxley and Jericho wrestling for the promotion, NJPW GM Michael Craven said that there is no working relationship between AEW and NJPW.

The G1 is coming to an end this weekend with Moxley currently leading the B Block.

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