Jon Moxley On Squashing CM Punk: I Don't Get Paid By The Hour

Jon Moxley shocked the world on Wednesday's AEW Dynamite when he defeated CM Punk in under five minutes to become the Undisputed AEW World Champion.

Moxley was the Interim AEW World Champion, winning the title at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door after Punk stepped away due to injury.

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Speaking to Tony Pike & Rick Ucchino on Cincy 360, Moxley commented on winning the title in quick fashion.

"I don't get paid by the hour. Belts come and go, I'll lose this one at some point, somebody will beat me, I'll get back on the horse and get another one. I'm not gonna quit for seven years or feel sorry for myself. That's not how these things go. The win last night felt good, all this stuff is what you make it. If they say 'you're interim champion, no matter how hard you work, you're not the real champion.' It felt obvious it would be leading to a confrontation with me and CM Punk. It was an inevitable collision that happened last night. I knew the minute I walked into Forbidden Door, I was going to work with him at some point. If you get mad about that [being Interim Champion] and bring negativity, your performance gets affected. If you use that as fuel and 'you want to call me an interim champion, take it and shove it up your ass. Having that chip on my shoulder and using it as fuel, that's what I've been doing the last several months coming to the ring and defending the belt. I showed what that mentality and energy can do when I showed up last night and beat the brakes off that bastard," he said.

With Moxley vs. Punk taking place on AEW Dynamite, there is no AEW World Title bout scheduled for AEW All Out, which takes place on September 4.

Asked about a potential All Out opponent, Moxley said, "That was some business I had to take care of and now the train rolls on. If I knew, I wouldn't tell you. When I say anybody, anytime, any place, I'm at a Flying J outside of Columbus, if somebody wants to throw down in the parking lot, let's do it. When I say that, I'm talking seriously. I got out and do stuff that people talk about. I'm what everyone pretends to be. All these guys sitting at home tweeting about what they should be doing, meanwhile, I'm at an indie show in front of 400 people, stapling dollar bills to foreheads. Now I get to walk into Chicago, his [Punk's] hometown, and we'll see how the story unfolds from here."

Fans can watch the entire bout between Moxley and Punk in the video above.

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