Listen to AEW founder, President, CEO, Head of Creative and head booker Tony Khan as he conducted a media call this Friday ahead of this Sunday’s AEW vs NJPW: Forbidden Door PPV.

He talked about a vast array of subjects, like how injuries have influenced the card, the possibility of AEW vs NJPW: Forbidden Door II, having only one match announced for The Buy-In, the upcoming shows in Canada, having Kazuchika Okada on AEW Dynamite, preparing this show compared to any AEW show, the Jeff Hardy situation, possibly have more PPVs in the AEW’s schedule, and many more.


AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door Card

  • Interim AEW World Championship Match: Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • Four-way match for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada vs. “Hangman” Adam Page vs. Adam Cole
  • Four-Way match for the inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Championship: PAC vs. Miro vs. Malakai Black vs. Clark Connors
  • Six-man tag team match: Le Sex Gods (Chris Jericho & Sammy Guevara) and Minoru Suzuki (with Tay Conti) vs. Eddie Kingston, Wheeler Yuta & Shota Umino
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Orange Cassidy
  • Three-way Winner Takes All Tag Team match for the ROH World Tag Team Championship and IWGP Tag Team Championship: FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (ROH) vs. United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) (IWGP) vs. Roppongi Vice (Trent Beretta & Rocky Romero)
  • AEW Women’s World Championship Match: Thunder Rosa (c) vs. Toni Storm
  • Eight-man tag team match: Bullet Club (El Phantasmo, Hikuleo and The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)) vs. Dudes with Attitudes (Darby Allin, Sting and Los Ingobernables de Japon (Shingo Takagi & Hiromu Takahashi))
  • Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Bryan Danielson’s Handpicked Opponent
  • The Buy-In – Eight-man tag team match: Max Caster and Gunn Club (Billy Gunn, Austin Gunn &Colten Gunn) vs. Yuya Uemura, Alex Coughlin, The DKC & Kevin Knight

AEW vs NJPW is live on Pay-Per-View this Sunday at 8 pm ET (1 AM GMT) from Chicago, Illinois. The Buy-In pre-show is available for free at 7 PM ET (midnight GMT) on the AEW YouTube channel and Fite TV.

All pics, audio and videos courtesy of AEW

By Steph Franchomme

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