Kenny Omega vs Will Ospreay looks set to main event Forbidden Door 2, according to a report by famed wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer.
According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, there are plans for a match between Kenny Omega and Will Ospreay at the event.
The two previously faced each other at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17, where Omega won the IWGP US title. This match is one of the highest rated in Cagematch history, and has been called the best match ever by many fans.
However, it was noted at the time that they held back in the match and planned to continue the rivalry later. The rematch would be the biggest match at the show, and would be a huge get for AEW at Forbidden Door 2.
The match itself was incredible. Brutal strikes and fantastic counters saw a fast-paced match between two all-time greats march into “Match of the Year” contention just four days in.
Kenny Omega picked up the win after paying tribute to Kota Ibushi with a Kamigoye, before launching a bloodied Ospreay into the match with a One-Winged Angel. He won the IWGP United States Championship for the second time, indicating he will be staying in NJPW for some time now.
Will Ospreay vs Kenny Omega at Forbidden Door 2 would be the biggest match on the show. The Canadian and Englishman are two of the best wrestlers of all time, and some of the most popular wrestlers in the world
If they do face off at Forbidden Door 2, they will be hard-pressed to outdo their incredible first match at Wrestle Kingdom 17 in January 2023.
Forbidden Door 2
Will Ospreay vs Kenny Omega would be the first match announce for Forbidden Door 2, if it indeed announced for the cross promotional show.
AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2 will be AEW’s third PPV Event of 2023. It will also be the second event in the Forbidden Door series. The event is scheduled for June 25th, 2023 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
While the card for Forbidden Door 2 has yet to be announced, there are many matches that are rumoured to take place at the event. Click down below to read about the potential Forbidden Door 2 match card.
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