At the AEW Dynamite Grand Slam this week, a match between Jon Moxley and Rey Fenix took place for the AEW International Championship. However, as per the latest update, it seems that Moxley might have suffered an injury during the match.
As per reports, the finish of the match wasn’t supposed to turn out the way it did. Following the match, Moxley didn’t seem to be in a good state. The medics rushed out to take a look. However, he had the ability to walk backstage on his own.
PWInsider reported that doctors checked Moxley for a good amount of time. It has been reported that the AEW Star might have suffered a concussion. This might have happened when Fenix nailed the first Piledriver.
PWInsider reports that Jon Moxley was checked by doctors for a long time before sitting up and walking out.
The belief backstage is Moxley may have suffered a concussion 🙏 pic.twitter.com/XT9TW70kvN
— Wrestle Ops (@WrestleOps) September 21, 2023
However, the unplanned finish concerned everyone. Tony Khan also seemed worried, as he went on to check on Moxley just after the match. Meanwhile, Bryan Alvarez has reported that the finish was indeed unplanned and Moxley was hurt, but to everyone’s relief, he is reportedly alright.
What happened in the match between Jon Moxley and Rey Fenix?
AEW fans witnessed a grand episode of the AEW Dynamite Grand Slam, full of excellent matches and surprising segments. For instance, Eddie Kingston defeated Claudio Castagnoli in a top-class match. On the other hand, fans watched with excitement as MJF defeated Samoa Joe in a stunning world title match.
Among several top-level matches that took place on AEW Dynamite this week, Jon Moxley was set to defend the AEW International title against Rey Fenix. However, things didn’t turn out well.
The two superstars started taking each other down before the match officially began. The commencement of the match saw Moxley take charge. He then nailed a draping DDT and a lariat to take his opponent down.
As the match progressed, Fenix took charge and nailed a Diving Foot Stomp. However, Moxley recovered and then came with the Stomp, followed by the Piledriver. Toward the end, Fenix nailed a Piledriver and went for a second one to win the championship. Thus, Rey Fenix became the new AEW International Champion.
— AUTHORS OF WRESTLING (@authofwrestling) September 21, 2023
The Piledriver might have resulted in the concussion that Moxley had suffered. However, now that it has been reported that he is okay, it’s a relief for his fans. Meanwhile, it is to be seen how long before Moxley returns to action. We pray for his speedy recovery.