Last night at AEW’s first anniversary episode of Dynamite, Jon Moxley successfully defended the AEW World Championship against Lance Archer in the main event of the show.
It’s been over a year that Moxley (fka Dean Ambrose) walked out of WWE and signed a multi-million dollar deal with AEW. Since then, a lot has happened in the lives of his Shield brothers, namely, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins.
The Beastslayer turned heel and adopted the Monday Might Messiah moniker while The Big Dog aligned with Paul Heyman to win the Universal Championship.
During a recent interview with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Moxley addressed the obvious comparisons between him and Reigns. Both Shield stablemates are the top champions in their respective promotions and portraying a badass character on camera.
“I don’t pay much attention or compare myself to anybody else. For me, it’s all about visualizing what I want in my head and then actualizing it in the ring. I just want to create my own vision, so I’m not comparing that with anyone else.”
We’re yet to find out Moxley’s next challenger, but as for Reigns, he will be defending the Universal Championship against Jey Uso in an ‘I Quit Hell in a Cell’ match on September 25th.