July 5, 2022

EP 291: Wrestling News and Forbidden Door Preview

EP 291: Wrestling News and Forbidden Door Preview

Wrestling News of the Week

  • WWE Scandal(s)
    Vince McMahon + John Laurenitis
    Stephanie McMahon appointed Interim CEO + Chairwoman
  • Sasha Banks released from her WWE Contract
    Lawyers involved
    Unknown / not confirmed about an non-compete clause
  • Last week: Roman Reigns vs. Riddle
    Return of Brock Lesnar
    SummerSlam: “One Last Time” - Last Man Standing Match
    • More Bloodline Storytelling
      Rock buys Tamina a new house
      Solo Sikoa using the “We the Ones” arm gesture in NXT 2.0
  • Referees Dave Hebner + Tim White passed away last weekend.
    • Hebner was 73
    • White was 68
  • John Cena set for RAW this Monday, June 27
    Rumored to setup a match with Theory at SummerSlam
  • Rhea Ripley Injured and pulled from MITB|
    Mouth + Brain injuries per Rhea
  • Retirement Tour for Great Muta
    Handful of dates with more being added by Pro Wrestling NOAH
    January 22nd 2023, Yokohama Arena (Great Muta Final “Bye-Bye”)

AEW FORBIDDEN DOOR

Interim AEW World Title Match
Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
Winner faces injured AEW World Champion CM Punk at a later date.

Fatal 4 Way for the Inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Title
Miro vs. PAC vs. Clark Connors vs. Malakai Black

Fatal 4 Way for the IWGP World Heavyweight Title
Kazuchika Okada vs. Adam Cole vs. Adam Page vs. Jay White (c)

Winners Take All Triple Threat Tag Team Titles Match
ROH World Tag Team Champions FTR (Cash Wheeler, Dax Harwood)
vs.
IWGP Tag Team Champions The United Empire (Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan)
vs.
Roppongi Vice (Trent Beretta, Rocky Romero)

Winners will leave with the ROH and IWGP titles.

AEW Women’s World Title Match
Toni Storm vs. Thunder Rosa (c)

IWGP United States Heavyweight Title Match
Orange Cassidy vs. Will Ospreay (c)

The Bullet Club
(Hikuleo, El Phantasmo, The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson)
vs.
Dudes with Attitude
(Darby Allin, Sting and Los Ingobernables de Japon (Shingo Takagi and Hiromu Takahashi))

Chris Jericho, Minoru Suzuki and Sammy Guevara vs. Eddie Kingston, Shota Umino and Wheeler Yuta

Zack Sabre Jr vs. TBA (mystery opponent hand-picked by Bryan Danielson)

The Buy-In Pre-show
Max Caster and The Gunn Club (Billy Gunn, Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn) vs. Team NJPW Dojo (Yuya Uemura, Alex Coughlin, The DKC, Kevin Knight)