In a world where the wrestling industry is filled with drama both inside and outside the ring, Vince McMahon, the former owner of WWE, made a surprising confession to AEW International Champion Jon Moxley.
In their last conversation, McMahon candidly admitted to Moxley, formerly known as ‘Dean Ambrose’ in WWE, that he had taken him for granted.
Jon Moxley, who once enjoyed immense popularity in WWE as ‘Dean Ambrose’, has seen a meteoric rise in his career post his WWE tenure.
Since his departure in 2019, Moxley has clinched titles not just in AEW but also in NJPW and various independent promotions. His most recent triumph was at All Out 2023, where he outshone Orange Cassidy to secure the AEW International Title.
Vince McMahon and Jon Moxley: A Candid Conversation
During an interview with Bleav Pro Wrestling, Moxley delved into the details of his final conversation with McMahon.
He highlighted the pride he takes in his work, his unwavering work ethic, and the high standards he sets for himself. Being one of the most reliable figures in the industry, Moxley expressed the downside of such dedication, stating that it becomes all too easy for others to take him for granted.
This sentiment was echoed by McMahon’s admission, where he directly told Moxley, “We took you for granted.”
Moxley further elaborated on the challenges he faces in the wrestling world. With his vast experience, many tasks come naturally to him, making him comfortable in situations that might intimidate others.
AEW’s Rising Popularity
AEW’s increasing prominence in the wrestling world has seen many former WWE stars transition to the platform.
This shift has led to intriguing confrontations and matchups, with another ex-WWE star recently hinting at a face-off with an AEW wrestler on Dynamite.