At tonight’s World tag League finals, Jon Moxley made his highly waited return to New Japan Pro Wrestling for the first time since vacating the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship.
Jon Moxley also known as Jonathan David Good is an American professional wrestler and also an actor.
He is currently signed to all Elite Wrestling where he performs under the ring name Jon Moxley and also makes appearances In New Japan Pro Wrestling on the independent circuit.
Upon his return to New Japan, Jon Moxley challenged the current IWGP US champion Lance Archer to a Texas Death Match at Wrestle Kingdom 14.
Earlier in the year at the best of the Super Juniors Finale, Jon Jon had made his in ring debut for NJPW and in his first match for the promotion, ‘ The Death Rider’ won the IWGP US Championship from Juice Robinson.
Jon MOxley had a successful run in his first ever G1 Climax Tournament, Jon Moxley was forced to vacate the IWGP US Championship prior to this year’s King of Pro Wrestling event, as the former WWE super star was unable to make the trip to Japan due to Typhoon Hagibis.
As Jon Moxley replacement, Lance Archer stepped in and defeated Juice Robinson at KOPW to win his first ever singles title in NJPW, as he became the new IWGP United States Champion.
Following Lance Archer and Minoru Suzuki’s win over the Bullet Club at tonight WTL finals, Jon Moxley made his presence known in The land of The Rising Sun, as The Death Rider confidently walked into the ring and hit his signature move to both members of the Suzuki Gun.
Shortly afterwards, Jon Moxley took to the microphone and laid out the challenge to Archer for a match between them and it would be none other than a death match and within minutes, a wild brawl ignited between the two of them.