Jon Moxley & Hiroshi Tanahashi to compete for Interim AEW World Title at ‘Forbidden Door’

Either Jon Moxley or Hiroshi Tanahashi will become the Interim AEW World Champion at the Forbidden Door event

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Moxley versus Tanahashi taking place at Forbidden Door.

As a result of CM Punk having to undergo surgery, an interim AEW World Champion is going to be crowned and the participants in that interim title match are Jon Moxley and Hiroshi Tanahashi.

Tanahashi advanced to the AEW World Title match by defeating Hirooki Goto at NJPW Dominion. Moxley secured his spot in the bout when he bested Kyle O’Reilly on the June 8th AEW Dynamite.

There are now two matches set for Forbidden Door on June 26th and those bouts are listed as followed:

  • Vacant AEW All-Atlantic Championship — Four Way Match: PAC vs. TBD vs. TBD vs. TBD
  • Interim AEW World Championship: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jon Moxley
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