Christian Cage has revealed that his former WWE colleague Jon Moxley was the catalyst for his determination to leap ship and be a part of AEW.
“Moxley is an effective pal of mine, and he was saying, ‘You’re a free agent; you need to a minimum of have a dialog with Tony Khan,’ ” Christian advised Barrasso. “So I did.”
Earlier than he revealed Moxley’s position in his negotiations with AEW boss Tony Khan, Christian defined what went down with WWE.
“There have been some cordial talks, and I can’t actually elaborate past that,” he mentioned. “I’m unsure the place their heads have been at creatively.”
As you might recall, Christian returned to the ring after a 7 yr absence throughout WWE’s Royal Rumble match again in January.
Christian did have a short “unsanctioned” match with Randy Orton a number of months in the past, however he was squashed in a number of seconds so we’re not counting that.
The previous WWE World Heavyweight Champion ultimately determined to hitch All Elite Wrestling and debuted throughout the firm’s Revolution pay-per-view.
“Listening to the issues Tony thought I might deliver to the desk and the way he thought I might assist, offering me the precise platform at this stage in my profession, all of it made sense,” he advised Sports activities Illustrated. “In lower than per week, it was a achieved deal.”