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AEW’s Jon Moxley to Face EVIL in IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Lumberjack Deathmatch at NJPW Dominion

One Big Thing

NJPW has officially announced that Jon Moxley will defend his IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against EVIL in a Lumberjack Deathmatch at NJPW Dominion on June 9 in Osaka Jo Hall.

Key Details

  • EVIL challenged Moxley for the title and demanded the Lumberjack stipulation to prevent Moxley from “running away from a fair fight”.
  • Moxley won the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship from Tetsuya Naito at the April 12 Windy City Riot event.
  • Recently, Moxley defended his title against Konosuke Takeshita and Rocky Romero in non-title matches in AEW.

What is a Lumberjack Match?

A Lumberjack match involves the ring being surrounded by a group of wrestlers, referred to as “lumberjacks”, to prevent the competitors from escaping the ring.

Why It Matters

The addition of the Lumberjack Deathmatch stipulation adds an exciting twist to the already highly-anticipated championship match between Moxley and EVIL. The stipulation will likely lead to a more intense and brutal encounter, with the lumberjacks potentially playing a significant role in the outcome of the match.

What do you think about the Lumberjack Deathmatch stipulation for Moxley vs. EVIL? Leave a comment below with your thoughts!

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