AEW pulls Moxley from the G1 CLIMAX Opening Day

According to NJPW’s official website Jon Moxley will not be participating in the opening day of this year’s G1 CLIMAX.

“Jon Moxley has been confirmed as a participant of G1 CLIMAX 29. Unfortunately, Moxley will miss the G1 CLIMAX 29 Opening Day taking place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX on July 6, 2019.

Additionally, he will not be in attendance at the G1 CLIMAX 29 Press Conference taking place on July 5, 2019.

Moxley will join the G1 tour on July 13 in Tokyo.

We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Moxley in Dallas, and appreciate your understanding.”

NODQ.com is reporting that AEW will not allow Moxley to participate again with NJPW until July 13 in Tokyo.

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The Young Bucks drop AAA Champioships to the Lucha Brothers

The Young Bucks lost the AAA tag-team Championship to the Lucha Brothers Sunday night at at the Verano de Escandalo evnet in Merida, Mexico. The Bucks held the titles since defeating Fenix and Pentagon jr. back in March.

“The Bucks first won the titles back at the Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide event in mid-March after making a surprise challenge to the luchadores moments after the had won the titles for the first time as a group. But Pentagon and Fenix managed to get revenge on Sunday night, winning back the tag titles at the Verano de Escandalo evnet in Merida, Mexico.”

For more on the match check out comicbook.com’s article.

Batista on if AEW is competition for WWE

WWE legend Dave Batista recently sat down for an interview with Chris Van Vliet. The pair touched on a number of topics including The Animal’s thoughts on AEW as a competitor to WWE.

“I don’t see it as legitimate competition [to WWE]. I see it as competition, which is great. There should always be competition. But until they actually produce one of their own major stars, until they actually have a production that is as big as WWE … I mean, WWE has already got the next three generations of Superstars because they have NXT camps all over the world now. They’re so far ahead of the game that I don’t see any real competition. Not even close.”

For more quotes from the interview check out bleacherreport.com’s article.

Jon Moxley makes Indie appearance

Last night at Northeast Wrestling Brass City Brawl Jon Moxley faced and defeated Darby Allin. After the match Moxley got on the mic to praise Allin.

“That was one crazy match,” Moxley began. “Because Darby Allin is one crazy bastard. You guys are fortune enough to be in a high school gym like this tonight to see independent wrestling, up close and personal, with the most passionate types of wrestlers you’ll find anywhere in the world right now.

“I didn’t even know who this guy was before this week, but I’m telling you right now, you better be damn grateful that you got to be here tonight and witness Darby Allin. Sometimes, crazy equals money, and Darby Allin is going to be a big star real soon.”

For more on Moxley’s match check out Wrestlinginc’s article.

AEW announces that Fyter Fest will air for free

Fresh off the success of Double or Nothing, AEW is building for their next show, Fyter Fest. The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega released a short video today announcing that the show would stream for free via Bleacher Report Live.

Fyter Fest will take place Saturday, June 29 in Daytona Beach Florida. As of now there are 6 matches scheduled for the show.