The future of Jon Moxley has become clearer after his return at AEW Collision.
Moxley has been out of action since late September after suffering a concussion during an AEW International Championship defence against Rey Fenix at AEW Grand Slam, held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York.
Reports suggest than Moxley was scheduled to retain his title in the highly anticipated bout but after picking up the nasty injury early on in the contest it is believed that Moxley himself called an audible and ensured that Fenix left the Empire State with the AEW International Championship around his waist.
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio Radio, Bryan Alvarez explained what happened to cause the injury to Moxley during the match:
“The plan was that Moxley was going to retain the title. The very first spot they did, they were brawling on the ramp and Fenix went running and he did a flip dive off the ramp and he essentially landed right on Jon Moxley’s head. His whole body landed on his head, he pretty much crushed the guy, and Moxley was rocked.
Then they had a match, Moxley’s doing a couple of lucha spots and he’s beating on the guy. Apparently what happened as the match went on Moxley realised he wasn’t feeling good and he was not in good shape and so he told Fenix you’re gonna beat me so Fenix hit his piledriver and you can see Moxley telling the ref to count.”
Jon Moxley Returns At AEW Collision
Moxley has now been officially cleared for a return to action and made his comeback at AEW Collision this week.
The former AEW Champion raced to the ring to help FTR, Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli and Wheeler Yuta clear the ring after a post-match attack from The House Of Black, Big Bill and Ricky Starks following the AEW Tag Team Championship main event.
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