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NJPW Representative Set For Interim AEW World Title Bout At AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door

The match for the Interim AEW World Championship at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door has been confirmed.

At NJPW Dominion, Hiroshi Tanahashi clinched his spot in the bout by defeating Hirooki Goto. As a result, he will face Jon Moxley for the interim title at the supershow on June 26.

Moxley beat Kyle O’Reilly, who won the Casino Battle Royale earlier in the show, in the main event of the June 8 episode of AEW Dynamite to advance to the match at Forbodden Door. He sits atop the AEW Rankings in the men’s division.

On the June 1 episode of AEW Dynamite, Tanahashi confronted AEW World Champion CM Punk to seemingly set up their match for Forbidden Door, but Punk had to have surgery, so AEW instead booked the Eliminator series for the Interim AEW World Championship.

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