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Mercedes Mone’s Primary Goal At Forbidden Door Revealed

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Below are a couple of top AEW & WWE news stories of the day.

• At AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door, Mercedes Mone and Stephanie Vaquer faced off in a highly anticipated match, with both Mone’s TBS Women’s Championship and Vaquer’s NJPW Strong Women’s Championship on the line. Ultimately, Mone emerged victorious, and the backstage reaction to the bout has now been revealed.

In an incredible display of in-ring prowess, both champions delivered a memorable performance. They showcased their impressive skills, each competitor determined to seize the opportunity to become a double champion. The match reached its climax when Mercedes countered Stephanie’s maneuver with a devastating backstabber, followed by her signature “Mone Maker” to secure the win.

According to PWInsider, the match received significant internal praise within AEW, particularly for Stephanie Vaquer’s ability to connect strongly with the live crowd in New York City through her performance. It was reported that Mone’s primary goal was to “make” Vaquer, and despite Vaquer arriving late on the afternoon of the event, they successfully achieved this objective.

The report noted, “There was a lot of praise internally for the Mercedes Mone vs. Stephanie Vaquer bout within AEW, specifically for Vaquer getting over so strongly with the live crowd in NYC for her work. We are told that Mone went into the bout with the express goal of ‘making’ Vaquer and that even with Vaquer getting into town late as she didn’t arrive until the afternoon of the PPV (most were in the night before), the feeling was they hit the goal.”

The match not only highlighted the exceptional talent of both wrestlers but also demonstrated the collaborative spirit within AEW, as Mone aimed to elevate her opponent and succeeded in doing so.

• WWE has been expanding its collaborative efforts, working with various promotions such as Bloodsport, Pro Wrestling NOAH, Marigold, and TNA Wrestling. This trend continues with the latest announcement involving The Creed Brothers.

Shayna Baszler previously made a notable appearance at Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport X event during WrestleMania 40 weekend. She is set to return for Bloodsport XI on July 28th in Brooklyn, NY. At the previous event, Baszler secured a victory over Masha Slamovich, while NXT wrestler Charlie Dempsey triumphed over Matt Makowski.

Adding to the excitement, Barnett has announced that The Creed Brothers, Brutus and Julius Creed, will also be competing at Bloodsport XI. While their opponents have not been revealed, the inclusion of these stars is highly anticipated.

The official announcement stated, “From the amateur wrestling mats, to the ring of NXT, this pair of brutes are now storming their way to the Bloodsport mat. Brutus and Julius Creed are coming to Josh Barnett’s: Bloodsport XI.”

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