Jon Moxley is headed back to Japan.
It was announced today during Wrestling Dontaku that Moxley will be back in Japan for NJPW on June 4 at Dominion. It will be the first time he's wrestled in the country since 2020.
Moxley's former protege, Shota Umino, revealed the news after the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team title match on today's show. Umino confronted new champions Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, & Tomohiro Ishii before a video featuring Moxley aired on the big screen.
"At Dominion, the boogeyman of New Japan Pro Wrestling returns," Moxley said in the video.
Chris Charlton speculated on commentary that Moxley, Umino, and a partner may wish to challenge for the six-man titles at Dominion.
NJPW announced on Sunday that Moxley will return to NJPW of USA for the first time this year on Sunday, May 21 at Resurgence.
Moxley hasn't wrestled in Japan since before the COVID-19 pandemic. His last match in the country took place at The New Beginning in Osaka on February 9, 2020. He also participated in NJPW shows in the United States throughout 2021 and 2022. Moxley's last match for NJPW of USA took place on October 27, 2022, at The Night Before Rumble on 44th Street in New York.
Moxley is a two-time IWGP United States Champion in NJPW. He also took part in the G1 Climax 29 in 2019 and finished with 10 points and a record of 5-4.
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