New AEW Interim World Champion Jon Moxley admitted that he was “probably distracted” after his main event match against Hiroshi Tanahashi at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door.
Moxley closed the show against the New Japan Pro Wrestling star in an entertaining headline match in which he captured the title, but was badly opened up during the encounter, bleeding profusely throughout the match. After the show went off the air, the new champion addressed the crowd and confessed, “I don’t know where I’m going with this, I’m probably upset.”
If this were true it would be a major concern for the company, as Moxley is currently scheduled to compete against the Jericho Appreciation Society inside Blood and Guts in an upcoming episode of “AEW Dynamite”. If he is injured, Moxley will likely be ruled out of that match, and may be out of action for a longer period depending on the severity, which the company does not currently require. AEW is currently dealing with a laundry list of injuries to their roster, which initially ended with Moxley in the Forbidden Door main event, as current AEW World Champion CM Punk was ruled out of the show with a leg injury was. , On top of that, Brian Danielson is currently out of action with an undisclosed issue, which is why he was replaced by Forbidden Door debutante Claudio Castagnoli.
As well as those two, Red Velvet, Scorpio Sky, Lee Johnson, Darius Martin, The Bunny, Kyle O’Reilly, Kenny Omega and Anthony Bowens are all on the shelf, Jungle Boy has also recently been added to that list.
During the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match at PPV, Adam Cole was also injured, which led to an abrupt end to the competition, leaving Tony Khan’s roster constantly pulled. So far there has been no official confirmation on the situation regarding Moxley or Cole.
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