Charles Barkley is a huge wrestling fan and he has been making it known. He recently spoke out about AEW and he revealed that his favorite wrestler was Jon Moxley.

Charles Barkley spoke about it on his podcast, The Steam Room. It turns out he is a huge fan of Jon Moxley and it has nothing to do with TNT.

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Hey, this is serious right here,” Barkley said about AEW via Post Wrestling. I know y’all don’t know this guy, his name is Jon Moxley. You guys know I’m a big wrestling fan. Shout out to The Rock. Hey Rock, we always gonna be close. I do all the stunt work. Y’all don’t know this, when y’all see his body, that’s me actually [Barkley joked]. So I watch a lot of wrestling, so Jon Moxley is a star on our network actually [TNT]. This is not a homer-pick. He wrestles for, you know — shout out to Chris Jericho.

“So Jon Moxley, he’s one of the biggest stars — yes, AEW. He left three months ago for alcohol treatment. You know I had a younger brother who passed away so I know a lot about addiction and he just came back this week and I just want him to know — we never met. I just wanna say man, I’m really proud of him. I wish him nothing but the best. I’ve been through it with my family and man, it’s a tough situation but I just want him to know, I’m really proud of him and just keep battling. That’s all you can do. That’s all you can do. So shoutout to those guys.

It must be very meaningful for Jon Moxley to have someone like Charles Barkley watching him and being such a big fan. AEW has a huge fanbase and many are paying attention to the fun WWE counterpart.