Jon Moxley’s Opponent For AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door Revealed

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AEW and NJPW have announced a new match for the upcoming AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door 2024 pay-per-view event, featuring Jon Moxley.

Moxley recently won title eliminator matches against Konosuke Takeshita at AEW Double Or Nothing and EVIL at NJPW Dominion. He has his sights set on the next major event for both promotions.

Tetsuya Naito responded to Moxley’s open challenge after he successfully defended his IWGP World Heavyweight Title against EVIL. Mox agreed to the Forbidden Door match, paving the way for a rematch after Moxley previously defeated Naito to win the title.

The AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door 2024 pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, June 30 at the UBS Arena in Elmont, New York. The pre-show begins at 7 p.m. ET, with the main card beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Here’s an updated card:

AEW World Heavyweight Title Match
Swerve Strickland (champion) vs. Will Ospreay

AEW Women’s World Championship Match
Toni Storm (champion) vs. Mina Shirakawa

Title For Title Match
AEW TBS Champion Mercedes Mone vs. NJPW Strong Women’s Champion Stephanie Vaquer

Ladder Match for the Vacant TNT Championship
Konosuke Takeshita vs. Mark Briscoe vs. TBD

IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match
Jon Moxley (champion) vs. Tetsuya Naito