The all new episode of Being The Elite kicks off with Kenny Omega in the studio promoting his highly anticipated match against Jon Moxley, when he was informed off-camera that the match had been cancelled due to Moxley contracting a serious staph infection in his elbow.
Omega then proceeds to deliver the rant of all rants, effectively trashing the former WWE Superstar for trying and failing to follow in his footsteps by losing in the G1 Climax this summer, as well as being allowed by AEW management to work all kinds of indie dates and hardcore matches, claiming that Moxley never took him or their match at All Out seriously. Check out the promo below.
What a sad story right? Don’t you feel sorry for Jon Moxley? He showed up and defied the wrestling god, and he came to AEW, threw me off a stack of chips, and then he went on this journey – a warrior’s journey. He wanted to know what it was like to live a month-in-the-life in Kenny Omega’s shoes.
You were the hot topic for 15 minutes. This is your big chance of redemption. In the excitement of being a free man – you called it a paradigm shift, right? And then you went to Japan. How did that tournament go in Japan? Did you win? I did. First try. I’ve got the shirt to prove it. You wanted to check off all the boxes on that bucket list of yours, but did anyone really talk about you in Japan?
You got a boo-boo on your elbow. What’s your explanation? You’re just gonna write a sappy Tweet apologizing to everyone, to make everyone feel bad for you? Kenny, what happened to the dream match? Kenny, what happened to Jon Moxley? What happened to my dream? Did I go to Japan and wrestle 24 days of the month before fighting you? No, you see I did this thing, Jon – it’s called being a professional.
What am I supposed to say? I was ready. I took you seriously. I never got myself injured. I got myself in the best shape of my life, and you never took this pay-per-view seriously. You owe everyone an apology. You owe me an apology. Look in the mirror Jon. Look in the mirror and ask yourself, ‘What the f*ck am I doing?’
I’m being insensitive, because this is a real serious injury. It could have happened to anybody right? You were careless. I blame you. And if people want to look at me like I’m the bad guy, then they’re just as bad as you are, Jon. You left a lot of pieces, a lot of broken dreams, and a lot of disappointed fans laid upon my feet, and now they’re begging for something. What kind of wrestler does that?
I’m gonna beat up the best wrestler in the world. Check.
I want to go to Japan now. Check.
Can I do some indies? Check.
Can I do a hardcore match? Check.
See Jon, I would love to wish you a speedy recovery. That’s what I’m supposed to say. But at this point I could really give a sh*t if you ever come back.