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AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Results Part 2: Ospreay dethrones Omega in a show stealer, Bryan Danielson defeats Okada

Results of a highly anticipated night are out as the Forbidden Door opens once again, this time in Toronto to mark AEW and NJPW’s first PPV in Canada. 

The promising match card included MJF defending his AEW World Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi to open the show. CM Punk faced Satoshi Kojima while Kenny Omega and Will Ospreay reignited their rivalry. Bryan Danielson battled Kazuchika Okada in a dream match. 

Also read- AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Results Part 1: MJF retains, CM Punk advances

The Elite defeats Blackpool Combat Club

The Elite managed to beat Blackpool Combat Club in an entertaining and brutal 10 man tag match. The match had some awesome spots including the ten man brawl and Hangman levelling Takeshita with a spinning forearm. The showdown between Moxley and Eddie Kingston was entertaining. Every wrestler was able to shine in this chaotic match. Ishii hits Yuta with a lariat before a brainbuster for the three count while Nick stops Claudio from interfering. Post match, Kingston can be seen arguing with the Young Bucks.

Ratings- ****

AEW Women’s World Championship match- Toni Storm(c) vs. Willow Nightingale

Willow continues to impress in the ring as she faced Toni Storm for the AEW Women’s world title on the show. The bout was decent and as expected, was influenced by the presence of The Outcasts. The match started with Willow getting the upper hand but Toni Storm managed to break her momentum with a hip attack. Storm was able to stop a fired Willow with a Storm Zero for the three count. 

Ratings- **½

IWGP US Heavyweight Championship- Kenny Omega vs. Will Ospreay

In a match that blew the roof off, Kenny Omega and Will Ospreay went on a war with the IWGP US title on the line. Ospreay was looking forward to regaining the championship he lost to Omega at Wrestle Kingdom 17. While Omega was wrestling in his home country, Ospreay received a nice reaction too. There’s no doubt that these two wrestlers are among the best to ever step in the squared circle. After many two counts and an outrageous showdown, Don Callis provided Ospreay with a screwdriver and the latter stabbed his opponent with the weapon before hitting a Storm Breaker for a rope break.

A V-Trigger followed by a One Winged Angel to Omega himself, the champion kicked out on just one count, leaving his opponent baffled. After a series of counters and a nearfall, Ospreay takes off the elbow sleeve to hit a Hidden Blade, followed by the Storm Breaker for the victory. An iconic rivalry delivers yet another classic. 

Chris Jericho, Sammy Guevara and Minoru Suzuki vs. Sting, Darby Allin and Tetsuya Naito

After the mystery partner of Sting and Darby Allin was revealed, it was certain that the storytelling and the chemistry will not fail to entertain. In an entertaining match to follow the show stealer, the trio of Sting, Darby Allin and Naito defeated their opponnents with Naito picking up the win by pinning Suzuki. A botch by Guevara didn’t ruin the match as the team of baby faces win this battle to leave the fans happy. 

Ratings- ***1/2

Main Event- Bryan Danielson vs. Kazuchika Okada

Bryan Danielson facing Okada in a dream match was the best way to close this incredible show. A big fight feel for the main event as the crowd went wild for the competitors. After a few lock ups and a hold that tested their strength, The American Dragon didn’t miss the opportunity to mock his opponent with some jumping jacks. Okada soon showcases his strength by allowing Bryan to hit harder chops on the Rainmaker. This match lived up to its hype and really felt like a dream match. After putting on a tough fight, Okada was forced to submit as Bryan had his opponent in the LeBelle Lock. The fans were left surprised with the result and the show came to an end with the American Dragon standing tall and celebrating in the ring.

Ratings- *****

An outrageously enjoyable show from the opener to the main event. AEW and NJPW delivered a memorable show with instant classics and a great crowd to top it off.

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