Matt Cardona: GCW Fans Thought I Was Jon Moxley, How Smart Are They?

Matt Cardona is entering uncharted territory and he couldn't be more excited.

At GCW Zombie Walk, Cardona made a surprise appearance and attacked Nick Gage, who had challenged him to a fight via social media. Cardona dressed in a hood and performed mannerisms similar to Jon Moxley, giving the impression that Moxley had arrived to continue his feud with Gage.

WWE NXT Viewership Numbers Since 2019

The GCW Universe was not pleased when Cardona revealed himself, chanting "Fuck You Ryder" as Cardona soaked it in.

"A lot of people think that I'm crazy, and maybe I am, but everyone is talking and I got the response that I wanted. It was so much fun. For so long, I was just 'white meat babyface.' To have these people...when the fans really don't like you or want you there, it was like a drug for me. I loved it," Cardona said on Busted Open Radio. "They were expecting Moxley. I did the [mannerisms] and they bought it! They think they are so smart, I'm doing [the mannerisms] and they bought it! How smart are you? I take off the mask and it's this weird reaction because the people who can see my face, they think it's me but the people behind think it's [Moxley]. It's cheers and boos and it was awesome."

The attack was just the beginning of things for Cardona and Gage as the two men will meet at GCW Homecoming for the GCW World Title. The bout was made official after Gage showed up to Cardona's Major Pod Network show and tried to attack him.

If you use any of the quotes above, please credit the original source with a h/t and link back to Fightful for the transcription.

Get exclusive pro wrestling content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web