Jon Moxley wants to be a traveling World Champion.
Jon Moxley left WWE in the spring of 2019 and since then, he has embraced the freedom of being able to decide his own schedule and his workload. He was hopeful that his 2020 would be his first full year free of the WWE schedule in almost a decade but then, COVID-19 changed everything.
Speaking on the post-show media call for AEW All Out 2020, Jon Moxley was asked about the potential to work with other promotions like the NWA and revealed that he wants to see All Elite Wrestling collaborate with all major promotions so that he can become a true traveling World Champion.
"I love that idea. 2020, for me, was going to be an absolutely crazy, ambitious schedule and I only had the first half of it worked out, you know, I feel like 2019. I only really had half the year my first match as Jon Moxley was in June. So I only had really six months to work," said Moxley. "I was like, now I got a full 12 months to work. I'm AEW World Champion. I'm going to take that belt all over the world. In Europe, whatever it would be, Australia, take it to Japan if need be. I was going to kind of try to do like an old school world champion thing and take the belt around and really make it -- I love that idea of working with the NWA and working with any other [promotion], I think it'd be cool, man, if like Ring of Honor, IMPACT, New Japan. I'm not shy about the fact that I wish we had some type of agreement with New Japan, I'm obviously still a part of that roster, and I think there's a lot of benefits to it."
He continued to pitch plans for an AEW/NJPW working relationship, “We're obviously different companies and with different products and different business plans, so it's not like we got to be married at the hip or anything like that. But, you know, maybe a New Japan guy pops up here or there, or some of our young guys go over and do a super junior tournament to gain experience. I think that'll be great for everybody. So I'm all about that. I'll take this belt anywhere they want me to take it.”
Right now, he is about to face a former rival of his from Japan, Lance Archer following Archer’s victory in the Casino Battle Royale at All Out. Check out our full coverage at this link.
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