Jon Moxley

Apr 6, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Jonathan Good
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 225 lbs.
Date of birth: December 7, 1985
From: Cincinnati, Ohio
Trained by: Les Thatcher & Cody Hawk
Pro Debut: June 2004
Finishing move: The Paradigm Shift

Biography

– On June 20, 2004, Good (as Jon Moxley) wrestled his first professional match, losing to Ala Hussein
– On March 11, 2005, Necessary Roughness (Moxley & Jimmy Turner) defeated Mike Desire & Tack to win the HWA Tag Team Titles
– Four days later, Necessary Roughness fought Brian Jennings & Dr Bones, Hillbilly Jed & Simply Spectacular and Gotti & Viper to a no-contest in a Four-Way Match to retain the HWA Tag Team Titles
– On March 22, 2005, Necessary Roughness defeated Nigel McGuinness & TJ Dalton to retain the HWA Tag Team Titles
– 3 days later, the duo retained the titles against Lotus & Crazy J
– On April 5, 2005, Necessary Roughness defeated Chad Collyer & Nigel McGuinness by DQ to retain the HWA Tag Team Titles
– On August 19, 2005, The Heartland Foundation (Moxley & Ric Byrne) defeated Foreign Intelligence (Quinten Lee & Ala Hussein) to win the HWA Tag Team Titles
– On January 15, 2006, Moxley made an appearance on WWE Velocity, teaming with Brad Taylor in a loss to MNM (Mercury & Nitro)
– On May 1, 2006, Moxley returned to WWE, competing on Heat alongside Dick Rick in a Handicap Match loss to The Big Show
– On May 9, 2006, Moxley defeated Pepper Parks to win the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On June 24, 2006, Moxley entered the CHIKARA Young Lions Cup, losing in the semi-final to Cheech
– In September 2006, Moxley began a 3-month long stint in Puerto Rico
– On September 3, 2006, British Militia (Moxley & Hade Vansen) defeated Slash Venom & Chicano to win the IWA Tag Team Titles
– Through the remainder of September, British Militia would defend their titles six times against a combination of Diabolico, Joe Bravo, Tommy Diablo & Cruzz
– On October 8, 2006, British Militia defeated Jeff Jeffrey & Tommy Diablo to retain the IWA Tag Team Titles
– One week later, British Militia defeated Tommy Diablo & Carlitos to retain the IWA Tag Team Titles
– On October 28, 2006, British Militia defeated Ray Gonzalez & Lightning to retain the IWA Tag Team Titles
– On December 30, 2006, Moxley defeated Brian Jennings, JT Stahr & Matt Stryker in a 4-Way Match to win the vacant HWA Heavyweight Title
– On January 15, 2007, Moxley returned to WWE once again, losing to Val Venis on Heat
– On June 12, 2007, Moxley & Cody Hawk defeated Tarek The Legend & Tack to win the HWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 22, 2007, Moxley wrestled an ROH dark match, losing to Mitch Franklin
– On July 6, 2007, Moxley defeated Billy Roc to win the IPW Mid-American Title
– On August 4, 2007, Moxley defeated Billy Roc to retain the IPW Mid-American Title
– On September 1, 2007, Moxley defeated Billy Roc with Dan Garza as special guest referee to retain the IPW Mid-American Title
– On June 10, 2008, Moxley defeated Drake Younger, Jake Crist, JD Santos & Vance Desmond in a 5-Way Match to win the MPW Heavyweight Title
– On November 5, 2008, Moxley defeated HWA Heavyweight Champion Jake Crist by DQ
– On November 13, 2008, Moxley & Dustin Rayz defeated The Hi-Def Supernovas (Matt Mason & Robby Starr) to win the MPW Tag Team Titles. Later that day, Moxley defeated Matt Cross to retain the MPW Heavyweight Title
– On January 3, 2009, Moxley defeated Drake Younger in a Dog Collar Match to win the IPW World Title
– On January 8, 2009, Moxley defeated Chance Prophet to retain the MPW Heavyweight Title
– On February 7, 2009, Moxley defeated Drake Younger in a Fans Bring The Weapons Match to retain the IPW World Title
– On March 7, 2009, Moxley defeated Scotty Vorteks to retain the IPW World Title
– One week later, Moxley made his CZW debut, defeating Jon Dahmer
– On April 4, 2009, Moxley defeated Carlton Kaz to retain the IPW World Title
– On May 2, 2009, Moxley defeated Colt Cabana to retain the IPW World Title
– Moxley entered the 8th CZW Tournament of Death, losing to Nick Gage in the semi-finals
– In June 2009, Moxley wrestled two further ROH dark matches
– On July 10, 2009, Moxley entered the IWA:MS Battle of the Future Stars Tournament, losing to Ricochet in the final
– On September 9, 2009, Moxley fought HWA American Luchacore Champion Aaron Williams to a no-contest
– On October 3, 2009, The Switchblade Conspiracy (Moxley & Sami Callihan) defeated Axeman & Bernd Fohr, Big Van Walter & DJ Hyde and Mark Haskins (competing alone) in an Elimination Match to win the wXw Tag Team Titles
– On October 8, 2009, The Switchblade Conspiracy defeated Adam Cole & Tyler Veritas to retain the wXw Tag Team Titles
– On October 15, 2009, Royal Violence (Moxley & King Vu) defeated The Kosher Klub (Joseph Schwartz & Sean Tylerstein) to win the HWA Tag Team Titles
– On December 19, 2009, Royal Violence defeated Irish Airborne (Dave & Jake Crist) to win the HWA Tag Team Titles. This was Moxley’s fifth reign
– On January 6, 2010, Moxley defeated Aaron Williams to win his third HWA Heavyweight Title, 4 years after his last
– On January 29, 2010, Moxley defeated King Vu to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On February 13, 2010, Moxley defeated B-Boy to win the CZW World Title
– One week later, Moxley fought Davey Richards to a time-limit draw to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On February 24, 2010, Moxley defeated King Vu to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– Between March 5th and March 7th 2010, The Switchblade Conspiracy defended the wXw Tag Team Titles against Up In Smoke (Cheech & Cloudy), The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) & Strong BJ (Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi)
– On March 10, 2010, Moxley defeated Scotty Vorteks to unify the HWA Heavyweight Title and IPW World Title
– 3 days later, The Switchblade Conspiracy defeated The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) to retain the wXw Tag Team Titles before Moxley defeated Nick Gage to retain the CZW World Title
– On March 31, 2010, Moxley defeated Dustin Rayz to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On April 7, 2010, Moxley defeated Chris Hall with Andre Heart as special guest referee to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On April 10, 2010, Moxley defeated Sami Callihan to retain the CZW World Title
– One week later, Moxley defeated Roderick Strong to win the vacant FIP Heavyweight Title
– On April 24, 2010, Moxley defeated Chris Hall to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On May 7, 2010, Moxley defeated Phil Atlas to retain the FIP Heavyweight Title
– On May 19, 2010, Moxley defeated Dustin Rayz to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On May 29, 2010, Moxley defeated Jesse Emerson to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On June 5, 2010, Moxley defeated Aaron Williams to retain the IPW World Title
– One week later, Moxley defeated Greg Excellent to retain the CZW World Title
– On June 23, 2010, Moxley defeated King Vu to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– On July 7, 2010, Moxley defeated Jesse Emerson to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
– 3 days later, Moxley defeated Egotistico Fantastico & Nick Gage in a 3-Way Match to retain the CZW World Title
– On July 31, 2010, Moxley defeated Bruce Santee to retain the FIP Heavyweight Title
– On August 14, 2010, Moxley defeated Nick Gage & Egotistico Fantastico in a 3-Way Match to regain the CZW World Title just one week after losing it
– On August 21, 2010, Moxley defeated Jimmy Jacobs to retain the IPW World Title
– On September 10, 2010, Moxley defeated Scotty Vorteks to retain the CZW World Title
– On October 2, 2010, Moxley defeated Drake Younger in a 3 Stages of Insanity Match to retain the IPW World Title
– One week later, Moxley defeated Robert Anthony to retain the CZW World Title
– On October 16, 2010, Moxley defeated Nick Gage in a No Rope Barbed Wire Match to retain the CZW World Title
– Between November 6 and 13, Moxley defended the CZW World Title against Danny Havoc, Devon Moore & Drake Younger
– On December 11, 2010, Moxley defeated Homicide to retain the CZW World Title
– On January 7, 2011, Moxley defeated Brodie Lee to retain the CZW World Title
– On April 4, 2011, Good signed a WWE development deal and was repackaged as ‘Dean Ambrose’
– On June 9, 2011, Ambrose made his FCW debut, defeating Hunico
– On July 21, 2011, Ambrose fought FCW 15 Champion Seth Rollins to a time-limit draw
– On August 11, 2011, Ambrose fought FCW 15 Champion Seth Rollins to a draw in a 30 minute Iron Man Match, though Rollins would take the sudden death fall
– In December 2011, Ambrose began competing on WWE main roster house shows
– At Survivor Series ’12, Ambrose debuted on the WWE main roster as part of The Shield, alongside Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns
– At TLC ’12, The Shield defeated Daniel Bryan, Kane & Ryback in a TLC Match
– At Elimination Chamber ’13, The Shield defeated John Cena, Ryback & Sheamus
– At WrestleMania 29, The Shield defeated Randy Orton, Sheamus & The Big Show
– At Extreme Rules ’13, Ambrose defeated Kofi Kingston to win the WWE United States Title. This would go on to be the longest US Title reign under the WWE banner and the third longest of all time
– At Payback ’13, Ambrose defeated Kane by countout to retain the WWE United States Title
– At Night Of Champions ’13, Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE United States Title
– At Survivor Series ’13, The Shield & The Real Americans (Jack Swagger & Antonio Cesaro) defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey), Cody Rhodes, Goldust & Rey Mysterio
– At WrestleMania XXX, The Shield defeated Kane & The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn & Road Dogg)
– On April 29, 2014, Ambrose defeated Alberto Del Rio, Curtis Axel & Ryback in a 4-Way Match to retain the WWE United States Title
– At Extreme Rules ’14, The Shield defeated Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton & Batista)
– At Payback ’14, The Shield defeated Evolution in a No Holds Barred Elimination Match
– The next night on Raw, The Shield separated after Rollins turned on the group
– On October 13, 2014, Ambrose defeated John Cena in a Contract-On-A-Pole Match to earn the right to face Seth Rollins at Hell In A Cell
– At Hell In A Cell ’14, Rollins defeated Ambrose with an assist from Bray Wyatt
– At Survivor Series ’14, Ambrose lost to Bray Wyatt by DQ after hitting him with a steel chair
– The next night on Raw, Ambrose defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Luke Harper by DQ
– At Extreme Rules ’15, Ambrose defeated Luke Harper in a Street Fight
– The next night, Ambrose entered the King of the Ring Tournament, but was defeated by Sheamus in round 1
– At Elimination Chamber ’15, Ambrose defeated WWE Champion Seth Rollins by DQ
– At Summerslam ’15, Ambrose & Roman Reigns defeated Luke Harper & Bray Wyatt
– At Survivor Series ’15, Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens to reach the final of the WWE World Title Tournament, but lost to Roman Reigns
– At TLC ’15, Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Royal Rumble ’16, Ambrose defeated Owens in a Last Man Standing Match to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Payback ’16, Ambrose defeated Chris Jericho
– At Extreme Rules ’16, Ambrose defeated Jericho in WWE’s first ever Asylum Match
– At Money In The Bank ’16, Ambrose defeated Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Cesaro & Alberto Del Rio to win the Money In The Bank Match. He cashed in that same night and defeated Seth Rollins to win the WWE World Title
– In the 2016 WWE draft, Ambrose was allocated to Smackdown
– At Battleground ’16, Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE World Title
– At Summerslam ’16, Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE World Title
– At Survivor Series ’16, Ambrose was a member of Team Smackdown as they defeated Team Raw
– On the January 3, 2017 episode of Smackdown, Ambrose defeated The Miz to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On the WrestleMania 33 pre-show, Ambrose defeated Baron Corbin to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On April 10, 2017, Ambrose was moved to the Raw roster
– At Summerslam ’17, Ambrose & Seth Rollins defeated Sheamus & Cesaro to win the Raw Tag Team Titles
– At No Mercy ’17, Ambrose & Rollins defeated Sheamus & Cesaro to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– In October 2017, The Shield officially reunited as a trio
– At TLC ’17, Ambrose, Rollins & Kurt Angle (subbing for the ill Reigns) defeated Braun Strowman, Kane, The Miz, Sheamus & Cesaro in a TLC Match
– At Survivor Series ’17, The Shield defeated The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods)
– In December 2017, Ambrose suffered a torn tricep, which would rule him out of action for months
– Ambrose returned to Raw on the August 13, 2018 episode, assisting Seth Rollins. He would be in Rollins’ corner at Summerslam as Rollins defeated Dolph Ziggler to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Super Show-Down, The Shield (Reigns, Rollins & Ambrose) defeated Braun Strowman, Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre
– On October 22, The Shield (Ambrose & Rollins) defeated Ziggler & McIntyre to win the Raw Tag Team Titles, however, Ambrose turned on Rollins immediately after the victory. Rollins would defend the titles alone from that point
– At TLC ’18, Ambrose defeated Rollins to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– The next night on Raw, Ambrose defeated Tyler Breeze to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On December 28, Ambrose defeated Apollo Crews to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On January 7, Ambrose defeated Rollins in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– Following the Royal Rumble, Ambrose announced that he would not re-sign with WWE when his contract expired later that year
– In March, The Shield reunited after Reigns and Rollins saved Ambrose from a 4-on-1 attack
– At Fastlane ’19, The Shield defeated Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre & Bobby Lashley
– In Ambrose’s final match with the company, The Shield defeated Corbin, Lashley & McIntyre at the WWE network special ‘The Shield’s Final Chapter’ on April 21, 2019
– Following his WWE departure, Good posted a video on Twitter signifying his return to the ‘Jon Moxley’ persona
– At AEW’s Double or Nothing event, Moxley came through the crowd and attacked both Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega following their main event match. After the event, it was announced that Moxley had signed with AEW, though would not be exclusive to the promotion until their TV deal began later in the year
– At New Japan’s Best of the Super Juniors finals, Moxley defeated Juice Robinson to win the IWGP United States Title
– At Dominion ’19, Moxley defeated Shota Umino, before announcing that he was entering that year’s G1 Climax Tournament
– At Fyter Fest, Moxley defeated Joey Janela in an Unsanctioned Match
– Moxley competed in the 2019 G1 Tournament, but failed to advance from Block B
– At Full Gear, Moxley defeated Kenny Omega in a Lights Out Match
– At Wrestle Kingdom 14, Moxley defeated Lance Archer in a Texas Death Match to regain the IWGP United States Title on night 1, before retaining it against Juice Robinson on night 2
– At NJPW’s New Beginning in Osaka 2020 event, Moxley defeated Minoru Suzuki to retain the IWGP United States Title
– At AEW Revolution, Moxley defeated Chris Jericho to win the AEW World Title
– On the April 15, 2020 episode of Dynamite, Moxley defeated Jake Hager in a No Holds Barred Match to retain the AEW World Title

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