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First-Time AEW vs. NJPW Match Official for Forbidden Door: Orange Cassidy to Face Zack Sabre Jr.

One Big Thing

A highly anticipated first-time-ever match between AEW’s Orange Cassidy and NJPW’s Zack Sabre Jr. has been made official for the upcoming Forbidden Door pay-per-view on June 30.

Key Points

  • Zack Sabre Jr. challenged Orange Cassidy in a video package aired on the June 8 edition of AEW Collision.
  • ZSJ mentioned his unfinished business with Cassidy from last year’s Forbidden Door event.
  • The match was officially announced by AEW on June 10.

Why It Matters

The Orange Cassidy vs. Zack Sabre Jr. match is a significant addition to the Forbidden Door card, as it showcases the ongoing collaboration between AEW and NJPW. This first-time encounter has the potential to deliver a unique and exciting in-ring dynamic, given the contrasting styles of both competitors.

Other Announced Matches

  • Jon Moxley will defend the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito.
  • AEW International Champion Will Ospreay will challenge Swerve Strickland for the AEW World Title in the main event.

With the addition of Cassidy vs. Sabre Jr., Forbidden Door is shaping up to be a must-see event for wrestling fans. The cross-promotional nature of the show continues to generate excitement and speculation about potential dream matches.

What other AEW vs. NJPW matches would you like to see at Forbidden Door? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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