Eddie Kingston vs. Jon Moxley in the Continental Classic final took place at the 2023 AEW Worlds End PPV event. Here are the highlights…
* This match was to crown the first Continental champion. Bryan Danielson was on commentary.
* The two had a feeling out process in the early moments. Things started getting more heated and they traded chops. The two ended up on the outside and Kingston hurt himself with a dive when he crashed into the barricade. Moxley gave Kingston a Paradigm Shift on the floor and Kingston was barely able to beat the referee’s 10 count.
The only person who may be able to handle these blows from Eddie Kingston is Jon Moxley.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) December 31, 2023
* The two exchanged more chops and flipped each other off. Moxley hurt his knee and Kingston took advantage. Kingston delivered the machine gun chops in three ring corners and applied a bulldog choke. Moxley countered with a choke of his own but Kingston managed to get to the ropes.
* The two traded more shots and Kingston finally got the win with a spinning backfist. After the match, the crowd chanted “you deserve it” and Moxley hugged Kingston.