Jon Moxley Talks About WWE Stars Encouraging Him To Enter NJPW G1 Climax Tournament


Jon Moxley recently spoke with the official website for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) for an interview. Featured below are some of the highlights from the interview with the reigning IWGP United States Champion.

On what drew him to NJPW following his WWE release and AEW debut: “I’ve always been a fan of NJPW. I loved their wrestlers and matches. When I was in Florida I was obsessed with watching Hiroshi Tanahashi and Minoru Suzuki. To me NJPW is pro-wrestling, and I knew I needed to be here.”

On WWE Superstars encouraging him to enter NJPW’s G1 Climax Tournament: “Well, Shinsuke Nakamura is in WWE and doing very well. I never got to wrestle him sadly, but he heard that I was likely going over to be in the G1 and he was very pleased, said it was a great life experience. Karl Anderson, who I’ve actually been friends with since I was 18, since we’re both from Cincinnati. I asked him about the G1, a few others as well, and everybody was great and said ‘yeah, go for it’.”

On the challenge of entering the G1 Tournament: “I’ve watched a lot of matches from it. Lots of great matches, grueling fights. I’ve heard it’s the toughest, most grueling, most challenging tournament in all of sports. It’s a meat grinder, four weeks of hell. It’s got a hell of a reputation as being the toughest thing you can do as a professional wrestler. That’s intriguing to me as a fan, and it’s intriguing to me as a wrestler.”

Check out the complete Jon Moxley interview at NJPW1972.com.

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