Jon Moxley Retains IWGP United States Title Against KENTA

Jon Moxley Kenta

Jon Moxley kept his IWGP United States Championship after a long-awaited title match against KENTA.

The two hard-hitting wrestlers put on quite the show during the latest episode of New Japan Pro-Wrestling Strong. KENTA even used his briefcase to his advantage as Moxley landed right on top of it after taking a DDT. The Japanese star also used a table that “Mox” setup as he dove onto it with Moxley under him. Despite these strong displays of offense, Moxley proved to be too much for the challenge. Ultimately, Moxley hit his Death Rider elevated DDT for the pin.

This marks the third successful defense for Moxley, who is in his second reign as IWGP United States Champion. He won the belt from Lance Archer during Night 1 of Wrestle Kingdom 14. He’s now held the belt for over 416 days.

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