All Elite Wrestling star Jon Moxley has received messages of support and love from wrestling superstars and fans alike after it was announced he had entered an alcohol treatment programme.
AEW president Tony Khan revealed the news on Twitter earlier today, explaining that he had the permission of Moxley himself to share.
Khan wrote: “Jon is making a very brave choice to get help, and we’re embracing his choice and supporting him however we can.”
“I’m proud to call Jon a friend, and like many of you, I’m also a fan of Mox and look forward to a time in the future when he is eventually ready to return to the ring. Until then, thank you for supporting Jon and respecting his privacy at this time.”
What messages have wrestlers and fans sent to Moxley?
Since Khan’s announcement, wrestlers and fans have been sending their best wishes to Moxley.
AEW superstars Thunder Rosa and Evil Uno both sent messages of support to Moxley via Twitter.
Meanwhile, former WWE superstar Mick Foley wrote: “Wishing Jon the very best. A bold and brave decision – and I know he’ll be back and better than ever. Mox has a heck of a support system, with great fans, and an amazing wife.”
Wrestling fans also shared messages of support for the AEW star.
Who is Jon Moxley?
Jon Moxley – real name Jonathan Good – has been a professional wrestler since 2004.
He worked on the independent circuit for several years before joining WWE under the ring name Dean Ambrose in 2011.
Ambrose made his main roster debut a year later as part of The Shield, alongside Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. During his time with WWE, he won six titles and the Money in the Bank ladder match in 2016. Following the latter, he cashed in his briefcase to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
He became the 27th WWE Triple Crown champion a year later after winning the tag team titles alongside Rollins.
He has made his name as one of the top wrestlers worldwide, with his unique wrestling character making him a massive hit with fans.
When did Jon Moxley join AEW?
Moxley joined AEW in 2019, shortly after his contract with WWE expired. He has been a one-time AEW Championship holder, having held the belt for 277 days.
At the recent AEW All Out pay-per-view in September, he defeated Satoshi Kojima in a singles match.
He has also worked on the independent circuit for the last few years. He appears on New Japan Pro Wrestling and is currently the reigning GCW World Champion for the Game Changer Wrestling promotion.
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