Jon Moxley is headed to New Japan Pro Wrestling. The former Dean Ambrose was revealed earlier this morning as the mystery person behind the videos targetting Juice Robinson. NJPW has since announced that Moxley will make his debut for the promotion on June 5th, the final night of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament.
Moxley sent the following out on Twitter early Monday morning:
— Jon Moxley (@JonMoxley) May 27, 2019
Jon Moxley to NJPW
Shortly after Moxley posted the video, NJPW sent out a press release.
“Jon Moxley will be appearing in Ryogoku Sumo Hall June 5 with apparent designs on IWGP US Heavyweight champion, Juice Robinson. Moxley previously saw worldwide fame as a WWE ‘Grand Slam’ Champion and member of top flight faction The Shield under the name Dean Ambrose,” the release reads.
Jon Moxley To Wrestle Pentagon
Moxley is also scheduled to wrestle Pentagon in a match for NorthEast Wrestling in Poughkeepsie, New York on August 16th. The event will take place just 15 days before AEW’s return to PPV on August 31st with All Out in Chicago.
Dustin Rhodes, Renee Young, Jerry Lawler and more are also scheduled for the event.
Aug 16th Poughkeepsie NY @newwrestling1 @MidHudsonCC @JonMoxley @PENTAELZEROM @dustinrhodes @JerryLawler @ReneeYoungWWE @Hale_Collins @thejtdunn @ReyFenixMx 🔥 #MustSee pic.twitter.com/OrpxPua0l7
— Steve Credo (@Credo) May 26, 2019