It was previously reported that pre-sale tickets for the huge AEW and NJPW’s Forbidden Door PPV Event went on sale almost two weeks back and it sold out in just under 40 minutes, according to WrestleTix. The queue had about 20,000 people waiting to get their hands on the tickets, but the company only had the Forbidden Door PPV Event setup for 14,000 people and AEW President Tony Khan revealed at the time that 11,000 tickets have already been sold.
A few days later when the tickets were sold to the general public, the remainder of the tickets would sell out in just a matter of minutes. It was announced that AEW could be releasing more seats soon to the general public in the next few weeks or they could try to expand the seating map depending on the production.
WrestleTix reports that after selling out both the pre-sale and the general sale, more seats have now been made available for All Elite Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling’s massive Forbidden Door PPV, increasing the capacity from the previously reported 14,000 to over 17,500. WrestleTix also responded to a fan and said that there are still a lot of suites to be sold and the attendance will surely be a lot higher than what is expected and what will be reported.
All Elite Wrestling has had a working relationship with NJPW since the promotion was launched back in 2019 and since then top stars from both promotions have appeared on the other show such as Jon Moxley and Chris Jericho appearing in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), and Satoshi Kojima, KENTA, Ren Narita, Rocky Romero and Minoru Suzuki appearing in AEW.
AEW/NJPW’s Forbidden Door Event is set to take place on Sunday, June 26 from inside the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. No matches have been announced for Forbidden Door as of this writing, but it is set to air on the B/R app, traditional PPV, FITE TV internationally and NJPW World in Japan.
You can check out WrestleTix’s tweets below:
AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door— WrestleTix (@WrestleTix) May 18, 2022
Sun • Jun 26 • 6:00 PM
United Center, Chicago, IL
Available Tickets => 2,409
New Setup/Capacity => 17,571
Tickets Distributed => 15,162 (86.3%)
Every major section has been opened now.
There are plenty of suites to sell which makes up the difference of the google capacity (vs. the capacity listed above) that so many reference on these posts. But I won't have those numbers so the announced figure will surely be higher than mine.— WrestleTix (@WrestleTix) May 18, 2022