Jon Moxley Calls His Bout With Kenny Omega ‘The Money Match’
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) star Jon Moxley was recently interviewed by Yahoo! Sports to talk about several professional wrestling topics. Moxley called his match with Omega “the money match,” talked about his high workload since Double Or Nothing, and discussed Kenny Omega calling him out for pulling out of their scheduled match at All Out with a legitimate injury.
Here are the highlights:
His match with Kenny Omega:
I’d say this is definitely the money match right now. You can tell when there’s a spark between two guys in the ring and there’s this combustible energy, an electricity you can feel. Our lives intersecting at this exact moment, it’s hugely fortunate for all involved. It seems like fate.
His high workload since Double Or Nothing:
I’ve really put my foot to the gas pedal since Double or Nothing and actually overextended myself a little bi. You have to look at the silver lining in stuff. It could be one of those things where it was a big match before on a big show and it sold a ton of tickets in just a few minutes. Now it seems like it’s even bigger and the show is even bigger.
Kenny Omega calling him out for pulling out of their original match at All Out:
It’s a great thing creatively for AEW. You take this scenario and you get thrown a curveball and you take it and make it real, take it in whatever direction you want it. I was like ‘hell yeah,’ because it’s not like you have to get cleared or ask anything with regard to promos like that. It was real.
You don’t have to worry about going through red tape, using big words, reading a paragraph or something like that. If you have something to say in AEW, you just say it. Now we’ve got this legitimate thing that happened and it’s become part of the story now. It’s pretty cool. You can’t write it. We could have sat in a room and thought, man how do we make this match even bigger. We could have never figured out a way that was as good as almost killing me with a staph infection and taking the match away.”