“I Can Feel My Physical Window” – AEW Champion Jon Moxley Opens Up on Retirement From Pro-Wrestling

November 27, 2020 10:23 am

AEW World Champion Jon Moxley has had one of the most successful years of his career. The ‘Innovator of Unscripted Violence’ will face the ‘Best Bout Machine’ Kenny Omega for the AEW World Championship next week on Dynamite.

Jon Moxley made his debut back in 2004 and has since dominated all major wrestling promotions including CZW, WWE, NJPW, and AEW.

TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 13: Jon Moxley looks on during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax 29 at Ota-City General Gymnasium on July 13, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Credits/ Getty Images

Jon Moxley opens on his future in the ring

Mox was the first guest on his wife, Renee Paquette’s all-new Oral Sessions Podcast, where he spoke about his professional wrestling future.

“It’s the life we live, and it’s part of the job or whatever. If I just kept on doing that at the same pace, I wouldn’t have lasted long. I can feel my physical window. Not that it’s closing, but I can feel the distance now,” said the AEW World Champion. “I’m not gonna say I can feel it closing but I’m aware of it now and I wanna keep it open and extend and I wanna be able to wrestle as long as I possibly can,” he continued.

SAPPORO, JAPAN – FEBRUARY 01: Jon Moxley reacts during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling ‘The New Beginning in Sapporo’ at Hokkai Kitayell on February 01, 2020 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

Moxley also opened up on wanting his kids to see him wrestle.

He said, “I would like to be 50 and wrestle. If we had kids, I would like them to be able and come see me wrestle and I like to do physical stuff. So, over the next year or two, I’ll make a — I’ll just kind of see where I’m at physically and make a decision. This whole pandemic situation really changed the year and made it a lot less busy for me.”

TOKYO,JAPAN – AUGUST 11: Jon Moxley looks on during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax 29 at Nippon Budokan on August 11, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

He continued, ”But also, I’ve been having super physical matches and [I’ve] been going back and forth to Jacksonville, which is a bitch. Jacksonville’s a great town, Daily’s Place is a great venue, it’s perfect for what we’re doing and I’m glad that we have it.’

“It’s a blessing that we have such a great venue to run safely in, but getting to Jacksonville to Vegas and back and back and forth is a bitch. Like the west coast guys are like, ‘Aw man, this is a bitch’ because it’s a full day of travel.” concluded Moxley. H/t Post Wrestling

Jon Moxley mentioned he wants to be 50 and wrestling. It’s safe to safe he isn’t going anywhere for the next decade. There is still a lot more violence to inflict for Jon Moxley.

The ‘Deathrider’ will face the ‘Best Bout Machine’ Kenny Omega next week for the AEW World Championship. The match will surely be a banger. The last time these two men met, Mox walked out as the victor.

Winter Is Coming to Dynamite. Will Kenny Omega turn the tables and knock Jon Moxley out ‘cold’? We’ll find out next week!

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