A New Japan star has not been medically cleared for the Forbidden Door pay-per-view.
As announced by All Elite Wrestling on social media, Tomohiro Ishii was injured in the qualifying match against opponent Clark Connors. AEW have abounded that Clark Connors will take Ishii’s place in the 4 Way match to crown the inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Champion. In a follow-up post from New Japan, it was announced that Ishii has sustained an injury to his left knee.
The updated card for Forbidden Door is as follows:
- The Buy-In match: Max Caster & The Gunn Club vs. NJPW Dojo’s Kevin Knight & The DKC & Alex Coughlin & Yuya Uemura.
- Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi – The winner will be crowned the interim AEW World Champion.
- PAC vs. Miro vs. Malakai Black vs. Clark Connors – 4 Way match to crown the inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Champion.
- Will Ospreay vs. Orange Cassidy – Singles match for the IWGP United States Championship.
- Thunder Rosa (c) vs. Toni Storm – Singles match for the AEW Women’s Championship.
- Chris Jericho, Minoru Suzuki and Sammy Guevara vs. Eddie Kingston Wheeler Yuta and Shota Umino
- FTR vs. Roppongi Vice vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan – Winner takes all match for the ROH and IWGP Tag Team Championships.
- Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Opponent TBD.
- Jay White (c) vs. “Hangman” Adam Page vs. Kazuchika Okada vs. Adam Cole – 4 Way match for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
- The Young Bucks, El Phantasmo and Hikuleo vs. Darby Allin, Sting, Shingo Takagi and Hiromu Takahashi
- Shane Strickland & Keith Lee vs. El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
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