• Original Plan For Jon Moxley At AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door
In the main event of this Sunday’s AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door PPV, Jon Moxley will face Hiroshi Tanahashi for the Interim AEW World Championship.
This match was originally scheduled to be CM Punk vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the AEW World Title, but Punk got injured.
According to the Wrestling Observer, the original plan for Moxley for this PPV was to team up with Eddie Kingston and his NJPW protégé, Shota Umino, to take on the team of Chris Jericho, Sammy Guevara & Minoru Suzuki.
Moxley was later replaced in this match by fellow Blackpool Combat Club member Wheeler Yuta, who is the current ROH Pure Champion.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 25, 1995) – WWF King of the Ring 1995
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 25, 1995, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘King of the Ring 1995’ LIVE on PPV from the CoreStates Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This was the 3rd annual “King of the Ring” pay-per-view out of 10 that aired from 1993 till 2002.
Other King of the Ring tournaments that were held in 1985-1989, 1991, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2015 & 2019 happened either during House Shows or during weekly TV shows.
Here are the PPV results:
Qualifying match: Savio Vega defeated Irwin R. Schyster
Quarter-Final match: Savio Vega defeated Yokozuna via countout
Quarter-Final match: The Roadie defeated Bob Holly
Quarter-Final match: Kama wrestled Shawn Michaels to a time-limit draw
Quarter-Final match: Mabel defeated The Undertaker
Semi-Final match: Savio Vega defeated The Roadie
Kiss my Foot: Bret Hart defeated Jerry Lawler
Final match: Mabel defeated Savio Vega
Bam Bam Bigelow & Diesel defeated Sycho Sid & Tatanka