Jon Moxley calls out El Desperado for a 'Final Death' match at NJPW STRONG Independence Day night two

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Moxley wants another singles match against Desperado. 

It is now official that El Desperado is tagging with Jun Kasai on July 4th at NJPW STRONG Independence Day. Kasai appeared at the 6/17 New Japan Road show to confirm that he’ll team up with Desperado to face Jon Moxley and Homicide

Prior to that, NJPW pushed out a video of Moxley’s reaction to the news and Moxley said if they make it past night one, he wants Desperado in a ‘Final Death’ match on night two. 

For the first time in his blood soaked 25 year career, hardcore legend @crazymonkey0909 stood in an NJPW ring tonight, to make his Independence Day team with El Desperado official!#njroad report:

Watch the replay!

— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) June 17, 2023

Jon Moxley heard about Jun Kasai and El Desperado's conversations and raises the stakes for July 5!

7/5 Independence Day night 2-
El Desperado vs Jon Moxley: "Final Death"?!

LIVE: #njroad

— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) June 17, 2023

Moxley and Desperado last went one-on-one at NJPW Music City Mayhem in 2022. Moxley defeated the two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.