On May 25, 2019 Jon Moxley made his debut in the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) with the old ring name at the end of the first pay-per-view in the history of the company, Double or Nothing, attacking Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega and the referee.
On June 29, at Fyter Fest he won his first AEW match in an Unsanctioned match against Joey Janela; after the encounter he is attacked by Omega. The match between Moxley and Omega scheduled for All Out is canceled due to an injury by Moxley, who is replaced by PAC.
On November 9th at Full Gear, Moxley defeated Kenny Omega in the main event of the evening, in an Unsanctioned match. On January 5, 2020, at Wrestle Kingdom 14, Moxley defeated Lance Archer by conquering the IWGP United States Championship for the second time.
Speaking with TV Insider, Moxley discussed his feud with Chris Jericho: “It’s what it’s supposed to be. That’s pro wrestling. That’s the kind of wrestling I enjoyed as a kid. That’s the thing.
The difference for us is we don’t have to have 37 pay-per-views a year and 600 network specials every year. We have Dynamite every week but four or five pay-per-views a year. We can keep those high-quality, big matches for those.
A big fight feel. I think some of that has been missing over the last few years when you have to rush through stories and car crash stuff and give away so much on TV. The gratifying part for me is that it’s so much easier.
You don’t have to overcomplicate things. The story is simple. You have professionals who know what they are doing, veteran guys. Sometimes you can take risks and try something out."