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AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Results (6/26/22): Moxley vs. Tanahashi, IWGP Title Match, More

On June 26, All Elite Wrestling and New Japan Pro-Wrestling will join forces for AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door.

In the likely main event, Jon Moxley will face Hiroshi Tanahashi in a match for the Interim AEW World Championship. Plus, Malakai Black, PAC, Miro and Clark Connors will collide in a four-way match to determine the inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Champion. Elsewhere on the show, Jay White will defend the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Hangman Page, Adam Cole, and Kazuchika Okada.

The results are as follows:

The Buy-In

Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI vs. The Factory (QT Marshall and Aaron Solo)

Solo and YOSHI-HASHI start the bout and feel each other out. A dropkick gives Solo the upper hand early on. YOSHI-HASHI fires back with a shoulder tackle. Marshall and Goto tag in. They lock up and trade holds. Goto chops his chest, and Solo tags back in. Marshall attacks Goto from behind. Solo rakes his eyes, but the NJPW stars drop him with a shoulder block. Goto and YOSHI-HASHI hit their opponents with a series of blows. Marshall trips Goto and hits the QT Special over the ropes. Solo gets a two count with a diving stomp. The Factory double-teams Goto, but he rallies with a suplex. He blasts Marshall with a lariat and tags YOSHI-HASHI, who takes control with a flurry of offense.

Solo breaks up the pin after a diving neckbreaker. He dives onto the duo outside the ring. Marshall and Solo kick YOSHI-HASHI. Goto breaks up the pin after the Diamond Cutter. YOSHI-HASHI dodges the 450 Splash and tags Goto. Solo gets taken out with a superkick, Goto slams Marshall, and the NJPW stars hit Solo with a double-team move for the win.

WinnersHirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI

Lance Archer vs. Nick Comoroto

Archer quickly gets in the ring and takes the fight to Comoroto with some strikes. Comoroto fires up with an attempted gorilla press, but Archer reverses. The Factory member snaps Archer over the ropes and sends him crashing into the barricade with a shoulder block. He slams Archer onto the apron. Back in the ring, Comoroto grounds Archer, but he rallies with a slam. They trade blows. Archer kicks Comoroto in the face and does a tight-rope moonsault for a two count. Comoroto slams Archer, but he perseveres and hits the Blackout for the win.

Winner: Lance Archer

Backstage, Clark Connors discusses the All-Atlantic Championship match tonight and says it’s time to get wild.

Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland vs. El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Lee starts the match with Kanemaru, and they square off. Lee overpowers him and tags Strickland. Desperado tags in, as does Strickland. Swerve plays to the crowd, but Desperado quickly gets him in a leg lock. Desperado slams him onto the apron and wrenches his leg again. Strickland gains the upper hand, but Desperado dodges a dropkick, sending Swerve crashing into Lee’s knee. Desperado and Kanemaru target the wounded area once Lee tags in, and they ground the big man.

Lee tries to fire up using his strength, but Desperado and Kanemuru double-team him. He eats a DDT as the duo maintains the advantage. Strickland tags in and clears house. He drops Kanemaru off the offense with a big boot. Swerve hits a diving uppercut and drops Desperado with a brainbuster. Desperado plants Swerve with a spinebuster. Kanemaru tags in, and the duo double-teams Swerve. Desperado crotches Lee on the ropes, and Kanemaru kicks him off the apron. Swerve and Desperado trade strikes. Strickland catches Desperado with a flatiner. Lee tags in, and Kanemaru keeps attacking his knee. He traps Lee in a death lock, and Desperado wrenches Strickland’s leg. Lee powers his way out. Desperado shoves Strickland off the rop and grabs Lee, which allows Kanemaru to spit whiskey into his eyes and roll him up for a two count. Strickland tags in and vaults off Lee to kick Kanemaru. He stomps Desperado, and Lee hits the Big Bang Catastrophe for the win.

Winners: Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland

After the match, Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs confront the duo from the sky box. They compare themselves to Jordan and Pippen, and they say they’re the best tag team. Starks insults Lee and Strickland, and he says they’ll never be as good as the two of them. He wonders how they could say they’re the best when they haven’t beaten Hobbs and Starks.

The Buy-In: Max Caster and The Gunn Club. vs. Alex Coughlin, Kevin Knight, The DKC, and Yuya Uemura

Caster works “senpai” and “hentai” into his pre-match rap. Danhausen interrupts the proceedings and plays a special “Ass Boys” song. The Gunns run to the back to confront Danhausen. The LA Dojo trainees, having the numbers advantage, easily gain the upper hand. Coughlin slams Caster. Knight tags in and blasts Caster with stiff strikes. Knight and Uemura double-team Caster. Uemura strikes Gunn on the apron and maintains the upper hand. The DKC tags in and continues to isolate Caster. Team Dojo continues to dominate, but Caster rallies with a back body drop. Gunn tags in and takes control with a flurry of offense. He hits a Fameasser, and Caster pins The DKC with a diving elbow drop.

WinnersMax Caster and The Gunn Club

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