Jon Moxley on Evolution of Himself And His Character - AEW at NYCC 2019

  • Published: 05 October 2019
  • During the AEW panel at New York Comic Con 2019, Jon Moxley was asked about how he felt he has evolved from the time he first used the Jon Moxley name wrestling in the indies, to using it again today in AEW, and what he thinks about his personal journey to get to where he is now.

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  • steven brown
    steven brown  1 weeks back

    Said it before, too many good/great wrestler's out there for only one company to feature. This is a great time to be a fan.

    • De Fowl
      De Fowl  2 weeks back

      WWE stands for world worst E-PIN/JAIL!!!!

      • Ajith B Shenoy
        Ajith B Shenoy  4 weeks back

        Jungle boy still looks like a small kid when he looks at Jon Moxley 😂😂

        • Lester Laoagan
          Lester Laoagan  2 months back

          I don't know who is the financer of AEW? But by the looks of it in TNT. Sounds like WCW reboot to me.

          • Rusty Rockets
            Rusty Rockets  2 months back

            Jonathan Motherfucking Good ladies and gentlemen!!

            • Octagon Count
              Octagon Count  2 months back

              "I have the most beautiful wife in the world." Clearly his greatest accomplishment in WWE for Jon was meeting Renee

              • triple h sucks and so does nxtay

                What character exactly??? 😂😂🤭🤭

                • Hans van Jaarsveld
                  Hans van Jaarsveld  2 months back

                  Still sad that he left wwe
                  But it's great to see that he is enjoying wrestling more now than in wwe

                  • J Glad
                    J Glad  2 months back

                    What did the fan ask I couldn't hear him?

                    • Gianna Cozzoli
                      Gianna Cozzoli  1 months back

                      J Glad I’m the fan who asked him the question and I basically asked him “so you came into the world of wrestling as Jon Moxley and then you went to WWE and you became someone else you became Dean Ambrose and now you’re out and you’re Jon Moxley again. How have you changed as a wrestler and as a person since you first started wrestling?”

                  • Mr. Black
                    Mr. Black  2 months back

                    Loosely translated, he would've never left the WWE if they just kept him as Jon Moxley

                    • david joseph
                      david joseph  4 days back

                      Mr. Black exactly he’s gonna be a bigger star n he’ll be back to vince

                  • Brians Mind
                    Brians Mind  2 months back

                    Good advice. So happy to see guys like Mox change their lives for the good.

                    • jaVi84
                      jaVi84  2 months back

                      What is his gymic? Being a Former WWE Wrestler ?!

                      • djmarc0503
                        djmarc0503  2 months back

                        Hahah a shapermint commercial before this vid. Just another way women lie! Look the hell out when the truth comes out of that suit lol!

                        • kirby march barcena
                          kirby march barcena  2 months back

                          He's one fun person to watch while talking

                          • Doug
                            Doug  2 months back

                            Jungle boy has the personality of a brick

                            • Juragan Traktor
                              Juragan Traktor  2 months back

                              "uuuuuhhhh, i can't stand this hokey bullshit. WWE has treated me wrong. It gives me pressure"

                              1x WWE Champion
                              1x United States Champion
                              1x Intercontinental Champion
                              2x Raw Tag Team Champion
                              2016 MITB Winner

                              Sayt that again!

                              • Jennifer Rosenfeld
                                Jennifer Rosenfeld  2 months back

                                He looks more happy and stress free. Back when he was with wwe he didn't do any interviews. At least when he was with wwe he found his wife.

                                • Jorge Rodriguez
                                  Jorge Rodriguez  2 months back

                                  Look lets all be honest and realistic here. Jon dean whatever his name is now, punk, swagger, and everyone who left WWE are who they are right now because of WWE. Yes they were popular in the indies but WWE gave them that world wide status. Jericho has been popular since his WCW days

                                  • SaulDad84
                                    SaulDad84  2 months back

                                    So he changed so much he went back to his old gimmick, couldn’t adapt to the style of the company that hired him. He signed the contract and took the money, made a name for himself so i mean honestly you’re more brain dead now then ever Johnny boy

                                    • Vic Santiago
                                      Vic Santiago  2 months back

                                      Mox feels natural now. Good to see he actually had the gonads unlike the gimps who signed new deals. Brody, KV...Coff coff

                                      • Bruce King
                                        Bruce King  2 months back

                                        Jon Moxley is the Man!! Better den Roman & Seth... combined!!!

                                        • Gomer Hanger
                                          Gomer Hanger  2 months back

                                          Jungle boy looks so much like his dad!

                                          • mriddley
                                            mriddley  2 months back

                                            2:23 I wonder if that's how bray feels right now after hell in a cell

                                            • Kokokril
                                              Kokokril  2 months back

                                              3:29 jungle boy is checking the smell of his armpit 😃

                                              • Mongolian kto
                                                Mongolian kto  2 months back

                                                Wanna see him as a new IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and IWGP Intercontinental Champion soon.

                                                • Fenix-
                                                  Fenix-  2 months back

                                                  Not likely with AEW weekly shows now on.. NJPW wont let him leave the country with the belt they are still salty about omega and the bucks lol

                                              • Mongolian kto
                                                Mongolian kto  2 months back

                                                Moxley is ❤

                                                • TornadoWarrior
                                                  TornadoWarrior  2 months back

                                                  Great question

                                                  • Joshua King
                                                    Joshua King  2 months back

                                                    He's the exact same person doing the exact same things with the exact same personality. He is unable to evolve

                                                    • Joshua King
                                                      Joshua King  2 months back

                                                      @Andrew Furyk Wrestling Fanboy overall bud. But Dude's the same lol and I'm ready to see what AEW does with him. Just hope it's not recycled

                                                    • Andrew Furyk
                                                      Andrew Furyk  2 months back

                                                      Theres always a salty WWE fanboy somewhere

                                                  • The Emo Emu
                                                    The Emo Emu  2 months back

                                                    In AEW he'll have a lot more say in his own presentation and character. Someone like him needs that freedom and can do a lot with it. Hopefully he can talk to some of the younger talent and some of it will rub off on them - you need to constantly think about your presentation and character. All the flippy shit is just what you do in between the important stuff.

                                                    • Sana
                                                      Sana  2 months back

                                                      Being in WWE was like an abusive relationship for Moxley. When you're in a shitty relationship, you make so many excuses for you partner and then you realize how happy you are once you leave.

                                                      • Darren Frey
                                                        Darren Frey  2 months back

                                                        That question was predetermined. She didn't make it up, somebody told her what to say. It happens more often than people think.

                                                        • Gianna Cozzoli
                                                          Gianna Cozzoli  1 months back

                                                          Darren Frey it’s completely fine no apology necessary. I just wanted to clear up the situation and be able to inform you about the event a little more but I do completely understand that a lot of the time questions at panels like this are predetermined so like I said I completely understand where you are coming from!

                                                        • Darren Frey
                                                          Darren Frey  1 months back

                                                          @Gianna Cozzoli wow... My apologies then. It's just that a lot of people are pretty inauthentic nowadays and I do sincerely apologize for making that assumption about you.

                                                        • Gianna Cozzoli
                                                          Gianna Cozzoli  1 months back

                                                          Darren Frey hi I’m the person who asked the question and it was not predetermined at all. I am a huge fan of his work and I had spent the entire night beforehand thinking of the right question to come up with and that’s what it turned out to be. The only thing I was told by any staff at the event was that I was only allowed to ask one question and I wasn’t allowed to ask for a favor :)

                                                      • Lincoln Jacdonmi
                                                        Lincoln Jacdonmi  2 months back

                                                        My dude got applause for asking a GODDAMN QUESTION!!!

                                                        • Gianna Cozzoli
                                                          Gianna Cozzoli  1 months back

                                                          Jessica Francis as the person who asked the question thank you!!!

                                                        • Lincoln Jacdonmi
                                                          Lincoln Jacdonmi  2 months back

                                                          @Jessica Francis Yh ngl it was

                                                        • Jessica Francis
                                                          Jessica Francis  2 months back

                                                          Lincoln Jacdonmi it was a damn good question and a damn good answer

                                                      • Female KOs
                                                        Female KOs  2 months back

                                                        Most of those motherfuckers I'd knock out in a real fight, including Moxley

                                                        • Fabian Sanchez
                                                          Fabian Sanchez  2 months back


                                                          • Dashie41
                                                            Dashie41  2 months back

                                                            Jon Moxley > Dean Ambrose

                                                            • B H
                                                              B H  2 months back

                                                              ooooo yea the nyla rose fans must've had a line out the door for autographs and questions.

                                                              • Francis York
                                                                Francis York  2 months back


                                                                • H OC
                                                                  H OC  2 months back

                                                                  Moxley hairline is embarassing

                                                                  • H OC
                                                                    H OC  2 months back

                                                                    @Maria S relax, issa joke.

                                                                  • María S
                                                                    María S  2 months back

                                                                    No one cares bro he is amazing, get the negative comments where they fit you

                                                                • 9 17
                                                                  9 17  2 months back

                                                                  After seeing hell in a cell, ima be that wwe fan that actually doesn’t give any of my time to wwe due to their poor choices. Literally every yr its the same 1 champion until the next wrestlemania. They dont even rotate the titles anymore throughout all the talent they have like they use to. So bye wwe & hello aew. Good luck wwe by the way. 😏

                                                                  • Stadia Stadian
                                                                    Stadia Stadian  2 months back

                                                                    Evolution of his character? He’s just dean Ambrose with a different name. Same boring lunatic persona he had in WWE 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

                                                                    • María S
                                                                      María S  2 months back

                                                                      Bro you don't know a shit, autolike? Sure.

                                                                    • Daylin Jamal Cannon
                                                                      Daylin Jamal Cannon  2 months back

                                                                      Actually not. He went from a Varsity Blues ripoff to arrogant douchebag, then transformed into the guy that wanted to be taken serious by any means necessary and slowly became that lunatic in HWA, IPW, IWA, CZW, WXW before signing with WWE. His unscripted and on the spot spoke volume and added to the danger and cocky elements to his character depending on what promotion he was in. He got picked up by Joey Mercury and WWE then was in FCW with his own material. He was grouped with The Shield and made him the eccentric mouthpiece. He was the guy that wasn't scared the loose cannon. In an interview he begged Brock to slam him in thumbtacks and use mace for their street fight at WM 31 and Brock said nope and used chairs and kendo stick shots and got a paycheck. WWE didn't want him over in the first place, so they were gonna turn him heel and be waisted, but fans saw through it, they turned him and Roman face when The Shield split. Then he got over and was a common name in WWE from 2013-2016 and they didn't know what to do with him anymore. For 2015-2019, they practically bought his silence and he couldn't really wrestle the way he wanted. Gail Kim and Kelly Kelly proved that they can wrestle and perform at better levels, but WWE didn't want them to get over as wrestlers more than eye candy. Look at Ricochet and all he can do from PWG, ROH, NJPW, and Lucha Underground. We barely get half of him in WWE on the main roster because they have nothing for him. That's what happened to Jon; he's a skilled mat wrestler with submissions and a gritty throwback style of wrestling mixed with it. He was not able to showcase it until he returned to turn heel in late 2018 just to turn face a few months later. He was sick of the creative direction and felt exhausted with fighting Vince on scripted promos, being caged, and all signs flashed AEW. Double or Nothing was in his hometown, he was friends with people that promoted the company, and he saw a light once he heard the ideas of AEW. It was a chance for that wild style lunatic to resurface with that gritty style and we saw it at DoN, Fyter Fest, and AEW Dynamite last Wednesday. Mox is back and I'm happy that he got that breath of fresh air like other talents should have right now like Rusev, Harper, EC3, Naomi, and Ricochet to name a few.

                                                                  • Donovan Leborgne
                                                                    Donovan Leborgne  2 months back

                                                                    WWE sucks

                                                                    • james muir
                                                                      james muir  2 months back

                                                                      Thanks mox for giving aew a chance let's hope they can do well and kahn doesnt sell out and sell the company on these guys for a price. Could be the plan all along

                                                                      • Fenix-
                                                                        Fenix-  2 months back

                                                                        TK is a huge wrestling fan and is a billionaire, I don't see that happening lol

                                                                    • CPA
                                                                      CPA  2 months back


                                                                      • Jyoti Madhusmita
                                                                        Jyoti Madhusmita  2 months back

                                                                        Wwe is a drama wrestling like TV serial

                                                                        • Jyoti Madhusmita
                                                                          Jyoti Madhusmita  2 months back

                                                                          AEW IS BETTER THAN WWE

                                                                          • Red Vanderbilt
                                                                            Red Vanderbilt  2 months back

                                                                            He looks like Dean Ambrose

                                                                            • Victor UnGuise'
                                                                              Victor UnGuise'  2 months back

                                                                              I have so much respect for him.

                                                                              • Md Asif Hasan
                                                                                Md Asif Hasan  2 months back

                                                                                over rated