Jon Moxley, esteemed AEW star and three-time AEW World Champion, recently delved deep into his personal journey towards sobriety, expressing immense gratitude for the unwavering support he’s received from his family and friends.
In the latter part of 2021, Moxley made the brave decision to enroll in a rehabilitation program to combat his struggles with alcoholism, later reflecting on his journey by acknowledging himself as the “luckiest guy in the world” due to his robust support network.
In an intimate conversation with "The Messenger," Moxley candidly shared insights into the encouragement and strength he's garnered along his path to recovery. "I'm fully aware that I’m not the simplest person to deal with.
I grapple with intense mood swings and the like," Moxley confessed. The AEW champion then proceeded to express his profound gratitude towards his two-year-old daughter, Nora, citing her as a pivotal motivation in his quest to uphold a higher standard of living.
"Every choice I make, every path I take, she’s observant. She’s going to perceive all of it, especially as she matures," he reflected on his role as a father.
Renee: Moxley's Lifeline
Turning the spotlight onto his wife, AEW announcer Renee Paquette, Moxley did not hold back in attributing his survival and ongoing recovery to her relentless support.
“Renee has been my savior on countless occasions. I shudder to think where I’d be without her; possibly lost in the desolation of Vegas,” he shared with heartfelt sincerity. Now on the brink of celebrating two years of sobriety, Moxley is more determined than ever to thrive in his roles as a father, husband, and distinguished pro wrestler.
“I’m planning for a long, impactful stay here, aiming to achieve much more. I believe I’ve only just begun to tap into my full potential,” he concluded with determination. Moxley, a member of the prestigious Blackpool Combat Club, has been on a temporary hiatus from wrestling since his match against Rey Fenix on September 20, which resulted in a concussion and subsequent pause from in-ring action.
Despite his absence from the recent episodes of "AEW Dynamite," Moxley made a memorable appearance at Battle of the Belts VIII, confronting the reigning AEW International Champion, Orange Cassidy, and ensuring his presence was felt.