Jon Moxley Claims He and Kenny Omega are the Best Wrestlers in The World

Published 03/07/2021, 6:30 AM EST


Jon Moxley and Kenny Omega are two of AEW’s biggest superstars. However, their rise to superstar status began long before arriving in AEW. Both men have won titles in NJPW and are the former and current AEW Champions, respectively.

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Jon Moxley calls him and Kenny Omega the best in the world

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To call Moxley and Omega the best wrestlers in the world wouldn’t be a far-fetched opinion. Omega is the Best Bout Machine, registering an astounding seventeen five-star rated matches. In fact, only Kazuchika Okada, Toshiaki Kawada, Kenta Kobashi and Mitsuharu Misawa have more five-star matches than Omega.

Moxley had a phenomenal 2020. He won the title against Chris Jericho at Revolution 2020 and defended it against the best AEW offered. His matches against Brodie Lee, Jake Hager, MJF, Brian Cage, Darby Allin, Lance Archer, Eddie Kingston and Kenny Omega were spectacular.

TOKYO, JAPAN – JANUARY 05: Jon Moxley of United States celebrates the victory during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling ‘Wrestle Kingdom 14’ at the Tokyo Dome on January 05, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

In an interview with Steven Muehlhausen of DAZN, Moxley explained why he and Omega are the best in the world.

“I think we are the two best wrestlers in the world right now. Because if I had to answer why, I’d say because what we do, especially here at AEW, is we’re being the best versions of ourselves.”

He credited AEW’s creative freedom for their success too.

“We’re fully creating the things we want to create, the things we want to be. We’re not being held back by just about anything.

“You’re getting the best version of Kenny Omega, the best version of Jon Moxley on a weekly basis on Dynamite. I don’t think anybody’s doing it at a higher level than me and Kenny are right now. We’re both in our prime, both at our peak, both just really hitting on all cylinders.”

Will Sunday’s title match be the most insane match in history?

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We know Jon Moxley and Kenny Omega like to push the boundaries of wrestling with their matches. Moxley‘s violent, weapon-filled brawls harken back to the days of Terry Funk and Mick Foley. It is brutal, bloody, gory, and has its fans and haters as well.

Omega‘s style of wrestling has been perfected by absolutely no one. The current AEW Champion has the perfect poise and his ridiculous levels of athleticism take him to a higher tier of performer. Critics rip him apart for his over-the-top antics and his concussive offence, but Kenny Omega is genuinely a class apart.

Add barbed wire and explosives to this title bout, and you will get the most insane match in wrestling history. Who do you think will emerge victorious once this crazy match ends?

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Nathan Fulgado

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Nathan Fulgado is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having published close to 1000 professional wrestling articles, Nathan is currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier's College. He has previously worked at Free Press Journal as a local journalist.

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