AEW's Jon Moxley Entering Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Program

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IINovember 3, 2021

TOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 06: Jon Moxley looks on during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling 'New Year Dash' at the Oita City General Gymnasium on January 06, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)
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Jon Moxley will be entering an inpatient alcohol treatment program.

AEW President and CEO Tony Khan announced Moxley's decision Tuesday:

Tony Khan @TonyKhan

Jon is making a very brave choice to get help, and we’re embracing his choice and supporting him however we can.

Tony Khan @TonyKhan

If you or a loved one need help, please reach out to SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

Moxley received many well-wishes following the news:

Mick Foley @RealMickFoley

Wishing Jon the very best. A bold and brave decision - and I know he’ll be back and better than ever. Mox has a heck of a support system, with great fans, and an amazing wife. <a href="https://twitter.com/ReneePaquette?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@ReneePaquette</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/JonMoxley?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JonMoxley</a> <a href="https://t.co/5OOMSkD8cK">https://t.co/5OOMSkD8cK</a>

Bryan Alvarez @bryanalvarez

All the best to Mox ❤️

Scott Fishman @smFISHMAN

Good on Jon Moxley for feeling he had a problem and wanting to address it…And allowing Tony Khan to make it public…Maybe by doing so he can help others facing a similar situation.

Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com @SeanRossSapp

Sending all the love to Jon Moxley <a href="https://t.co/jCpQ2ZpErP">https://t.co/jCpQ2ZpErP</a>

Moxley debuted in AEW in May 2019. He held the AEW World Championship for 277 days from Feb. 9 to Dec. 2, 2020.

Moxley also worked on the WWE's main roster from 2012 to 2019, winning the WWE Championship and United States Championship once apiece and the Intercontinental Championship three times. He also won the WWE Raw Tag Team Championships twice with Seth Rollins.

The 35-year-old is married to Renee Paquette, who worked as a backstage interviewer and on-air personality for WWE from 2012 to 2020. They welcomed their first child, Nora, in June.

His autobiography, Mox, was released Tuesday.