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Jon Moxley Debuts for AEW
Double or Nothing, AEW’s first branded show, was on Saturday night. The biggest news of the night was the debut of Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE. After the main event of Chris Jericho & Kenny Omega, Moxley entered through the crowd to a huge ovation.
— WrestlingINC.com (@WrestlingInc) May 26, 2019
Moxley proceeded to beat up Jericho and Omega. He even dropped Omega off of the giant prop poker chips by the entrance area.
— Gorilla Position (@WWEGP) May 26, 2019
It was announced after Double or Nothing that Moxley has signed a multi-year, full time contract with the company.
Miz & Maryse Announce Baby Girl
The “It Family” is expanding by one more. Miz and Maryse have announced that they’re expecting another baby girl. The Miz announced it through his twitter account.
I can’t wait to meet my little girl. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/3GKJqiX7it
— The Miz (@mikethemiz) May 25, 2019
Miz and Maryse already have a daughter, Monroe Sky Mizanin. The family stars in the USA Network show “Miz & Mrs.” which is on season two.
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AOC Comments on AEW
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commented on a Cody Rhodes’ comment from the post-show interview scrum. Cody commented on how his marriage to Brandi has led to more diversity in the AEW roster. (h/t WrestlingInc)
This exchange is a promising peek into what growth looks like in our national discourse on race.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 26, 2019
When talking to Brandi, Cody stated that he “didn’t see color”. Brandi responded that then he “didn’t see her experience”. That has led to the diverse roster that AEW has put together, something that AEW has drawn praise for.