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Jon Moxley shows up at AEW Double or Nothing and attacks Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega

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All Elite Wrestling (AEW) kicked off their new promotion with a bang last night with their first-ever pay-per-view event, Double or Nothing in Las Vegas.

During the show's main event, Chris Jericho defeated Kenny Omega and he will now go on to face Hangman Adam Page in a future AEW World Championship match.

However, that's not how Double or Nothing ended yesterday, as a well-known face made an appearance after the match and confirmed the rumours that had been going around for months.

Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE, made his way through the crowd and to the ring at Double or Nothing and attacked both Jericho and Omega in the middle of the ring.

Moxley first approached Jericho and gave him a DDT. He then gave a DDT to the referee as well. He gave one to Omega too as the two brawled for a bit instead inside and outside the ring.

After Double or Nothing went off the air, AEW President Tony Khan confirmed via Wrestling Inc that Moxley has signed a multi-year deal with the company.

Khan said: "He is a multi-year contract, he will be on a full-time deal. When we go weekly, he's going to be full-time. Same as some of the guys, especially when the schedule is light, I'm open to him working some international and indie dates.

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"He is full-time with us, domestically, essentially he's our guy. Yeah, he's going to do some international and indie stuff, but he's definitely an AEW full-time wrestler."

Moxley is the biggest signing AEW has to date because it fires a direct hit at WWE as he only left the company just a month ago after refusing to sign a new deal.

Khan said: "As soon as [Moxley] was out of his deal and wanted to talk to people, he came to me. And I was really excited to talk to him when he was able to talk to me. He's been great and I'm really excited he's part of the roster."

Omega commented on Moxley to the crowd after his match, as he said, via Wrestling Inc: "I don't want to talk too much. I'm so proud of everyone and I should be mad, mad for losing, but Moxley.

"I'm not going to thank you, Chris. I'm going to thank you, Moxley, because tonight—this is kind of clever because we're in Vegas. You just raised the stakes."

Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso also noted AEW confirmed Moxley's in-ring debut will take place on June 29 at Fyter Fest in Daytona Beach, Florida. An opponent has yet to be named.

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