While speaking on The Sessions podcast, Jon Moxley claimed that many people in AEW told him to stop working in NJPW while the two companies were not working together.
“There were plenty of people that told me to stop working for New Japan. They did not understand it, they were like ‘you should stop going there.’
"I knew that I was like the last linchpin, the last domino. If I fell then there would be no communication ever. There were so many people on both sides that were agreeing with me. It just didn’t open the communication. I think like when that Harold guy got fired from New Japan I think that kind of opened it up a little bit.”
As noted, AEW and New Japan's first crossover event, Forbidden Door, will be headlined by Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the interim AEW World Championship.
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