Below are some top AEW stories of the day:
– At this Sunday’s AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door pay-per-view, AEW star Bryan Danielson (fka Daniel Bryan in WWE) will face NJPW star Kazuchika Okada.
According to Fightful Select, Bryan is banged up and has been working hurt as of late.
This is why his spots were limited during the Anarchy In The Arena match at the Double Or Nothing 2023 PPV.
He’s on a limited in-ring schedule and has been on commentary during Blackpool Combat Club’s matches as of late. He also hasn’t taken part in brawls on AEW TV.
Bryan is heavily involved in the creative process of AEW Collision.
– According to Tony Khan, CM Punk vs. Satoshi Kojima in the Men’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament will open the Forbidden Door PPV main show.
– Fuego Del Sol is leaving AEW. Below is what he tweeted:
“Thank you AEW. Though this chapter is coming to a close, this is just the beginning for Fuego Del Sol. Now accepting bookings any and everywhere!”
– At Forbidden Door, NJPW wrestler Sanada will defend the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against AEW wrestler “Jungle Boy” Jack Perry.
During an interview with Tokyo Sports, Sanada took a shot at Jack Perry by saying the following:
“[Jungle Boy’s knowledge] is zero. It’s sad to see someone like that challenge [for the Title]. It’s good that the open challenge is decided so easily. It’s the IWGP, I think it’s worth more than the AEW belt.”
Jungle Boy is a former AEW World Tag Team Champion, but has never held a singles title in a major promotion.
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