AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2022 is the first-ever joint PPV from ALL Elite Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling promotions. The event will feature wrestlers from both AEW and NJPW. The event will take place on June 26, 2022, at United Center in Chicago, IL.
Interim AEW World Championship match is announced for the show with Jon Moxley taking on Hiroshi Tanahashi. A fatal 4-way IWGP Title match will see Jay White, Adam Page, Adam Cole & Kazuchika Okada collide. A new AEW All Atlantic Champion will also be crowned on the show in a fatal 4-way match. AEW Women’s title match will be on the line in Thunder Rosa vs Toni Storm. IWGP & ROH tag team titles will be on the line in the same match as FTR, United Empire & Roppongi Vice collide.
Check below for the complete details for AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2022 including match card, start time, ticket information, news and updates and more details.
Date: June 26, 2022
Time: 8 PM EST/5 PM PST(pre-show from 7 PM ET)
Location: United Center, Chicago, IL, US
|United States||June 26, 2022||7 PM EST|
|Canada||June 26, 2022||6 PM CST|
|United Kingdom||June 27, 2022||12 AM BST|
|Europe||June 27, 2022||1 AM CET|
|India||June 27, 2022||4:30 AM IST|
|Australia||June 27, 2022||9 AM AEST|
|Japan||June 26, 2022||8 AM JST|
|Saudi Arabia||June 26, 2022||1 AM SAST|
The tickets for Forbidden Door 2022 event, for most of the section at United Center, are available to purchase at the below link. The ticket prices start from $92.
|1Buy-in||QT Marshall & Aaron Solo vs Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto||Tag Team Match||Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto|
|2Buy-in||Lance Archer vs Nick Comoroto||Singles Match||Lance Archer|
|3Buy-in||Keith Lee & Shane “Swerve Strickland” vs El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru||Tag Team Match||Keith Lee & Shane “Swerve” Strickland|
|4Buy-in||Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn, Billy Gunn & Max Caster vs NJPA LA Dojo(The DKC, Kevin Knight, Alex Coughlin & Yuya Uemera)||Tag Team Match||Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn, Billy Gunn & Max Caster|
|5||Chris Jericho, Sammy Guevara & Minoru Suzuki vs Shota Umino, Eddie Kingston & Wheeler Yuta||Tag Team Match – Winner Gets The Man Advantage in Blood & Guts Match||Chris Jericho, Sammy Guevara & Minoru Suzuki|
|6||FTR(Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler)(c) vs United Empire(Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb)(c) vs Roppongi Vice(Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta)||ROH Tag Team Championship & IWGP Tag Team Championship|
Winner Takes All Match
|FTR(new unified IWGP & ROH World Tag Team Champions)|
|7||PAC vs Miro vs Malakai Black vs Clark Connors||Fatal 4-Way match for AEW All Atlantic Championship||PAC(new All Atlantic Champion)|
|8||Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson & El Phantasmo vs Sting, Darby Allin & Shingo Takagi||Tag Team Match||Sting, Darby Allin & Shingo Takagi|
|9||Thunder Rosa(c) vs Toni Storm||AEW Women’s Championship Match||Thunder Rosa|
|10||Will Ospreay(c) vs Orange Cassidy||IWGP US Heavyweight Championship Match||Will Ospreay|
|11||Zack Sabre Jr. vs Claudio Castignoli||Singles Match||Claudio Castignoli|
|12||Jay White(c) vs Adam Page vs Adam Cole vs Kazuchika Okada||Fatal 4-way match for IWGP World Heavyweight Championship||Jay White|
|13||Jon Moxley vs Hiroshi Tanahashi||vacant Interim AEW World Championship Match||Jon Moxley(new Interim AEW World Champion)|
News & Updates
June 25, 2022: Hiromu Takahashi was unable to travel to US due to fever and could not participate in the tag team match. The match was turned into a trios match.
June 24, 2022: The match between Team Chris Jericho and Team Eddie Kingston is turned into a match for Entry Advantage for Blood & Guts match between Jericho Appreciation Society and Blackpool Combat Club.
June 24, 2022: Two matches were revealed for Buy-In pre-show with Shane Strickland & Keith Lee taking on El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru, and QT Marshall & Aaron Solo taking on Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi.
June 23, 2022: NJPW revealed that Tomohiro Ishii has sustained a knee injury and will not be able to compete at this event. Clarks Connor will take his place in the AEW All Atlantic Championship match.
June 22, 2022: Jay White, Adam Cole, Adam Page & Kazuchika Okada were involved in a brawl at AEW Dyanmite. Later, AEW revealed a fatal 4-way match between them for IWGP World Heavyweight Championship.
June 22, 2022: AEW revealed a match for Buy-in pre-show where Gunn Club and Max Caster will take on NJPW’s LA Dojo.
June 22, 2022: The Young Bucks revealed that they will team up with Hikaleu and El Phantasmo to take on Darby Allin, Sting and two other wrestlers. Darby then revealed Shingo Takagi and Hiromu Takahashi as their tag partners.
June 22, 2022: Bryan Danielson informed that he is out of Forbidden Door and Blood & Guts. But, he is bringing in a new member of Blackpool Combat Club who will face Zack Sabre Jr. at Forbidden Door.
June 21, 2022: Tomohiro Ishii qualified for All Atlantic Championship match by beating Clark Connors.
June 17, 2022: ROH World Tag Team Championship and IWGP World Tag Team Championship Winner Takes All match is announced for the event with ROH champions FTR(Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler), IWGP champions United Empire(Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) and Roppongi Vice(Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta) competing in a three-way tag team match. More Details here.
June 15, 2022: AEW announced Thunder Rosa vs Toni Storm match for AEW Women’s Championship at this event.
June 15, 2022: Will Ospreay defeated Dax Harwood in a match at Dynamite. After this, a brawl broke out between United Empire and Roppongi Vice & FTR. Orange Cassidy returned to AEW and had a face-off with Ospreay. It was later announced that Orange Cassidy will challenge Ospreay for the IWGP US Heavyweight title.
June 15, 2022: Miro defeated Ethan Page in All Atlantic Championship Qualifier.
June 15, 2022: Chris Jericho announced that he will team up with Minoru Suzuki and Sammy Guevara to take on Wheeler Yuta Eddie Kingston and Shota Umino.
June 13, 2022: NJPW announced qualifiers for All Atlantic Championship match. Tomoaki Honma vs Clark Connors and Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs Tomohiro Ishii matches are announced for New Japan Road show on June 20th. The winners from those matches will face off on June 21 for the spot in the title match.
June 12, 2022: Zack Sabre Jr. called out Bryan Danielson for a match.
June 8, 2022: AEW revealed a new All Atlantic Championship. The first champion will be crowned at Forbidden Door in a fatal 4-way match. PAC defeated Buddy Mathews in the first qualifying match. Malakai Black vs Penta Oscuro and Ethan Page vs Miro are the other two qualifying matches. One participant will come from NJPW.
June 3, 2022: AEW World Champion CM Punk announced that he is injured and has to undergo surgery. AEW announced that a Battle Royal would take place at AEW Dynamite June 8 episode. The winner will face Jon Moxley in the main event. The winner of Dynamite main event will go to Forbidden Door for the interim AEW World title match.
June 2, 2022: A report on Wrestling Observer Radio stated that Adam Page vs IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada match is expected to be on the card. Dave Meltzer later corrected that report and said the match cannot be confirmed as the PPV lineup was kept a secret.
June 1, 2022: AEW World Champion CM Punk calls out NJPW to show up at AEW Dynamite. Hiroshi Tanahashi showed up to seemingly accept Punk’s challenge.
May 27, 2022: Tony Khan said in Double or Nothing Media Call that Forbidden Door being at United Center will not change plans for All Out taking place in Chicago.
May 4, 2022: The pre-sale tickets were instantly sold with over 11,000 tickets sold.
April 20, 2022: AEW President Tony Khan came out to the stage on AEW Dynamite episode of April 20, 2022, and brought along NJPW President Takami Ohbari. He was about to announce this PPV, but Adam Cole took over and revealed that AEW and NJPW are holding a joint PPV at United Center in Chicago, IL, titled as “Forbidden Door.” It was later revealed that the pre-sale of tickets will open on May 4 while the normal sale will start on May 6.