During the April 20th 2022 edition of AEW Dynamite, President Tony Khan’s latest “huge” announcement was revealed. Khan brought out the president of NJPW but Adam Cole interrupted the segment. Cole stated that AEW will be teaming up with NJPW for a joint event called “The Forbidden Door” at Chicago’s United Center on Sunday, June 26th 2022.
Cole introduced Jay White who came out to the stage. White said that it is still the era of the Undisputed Elite and the Bullet Club.
.@AEW & @njpwglobal Announce First-Ever Joint PPV Event, #AEWxNJPW: #FORBIDDENDOOR live from the @UnitedCenter in Chicago on Sunday, June 26! Tickets go on sale Friday, May 6 at 10am CT / 11am ET at https://t.co/UN1cNiJJrQ & @Ticketmaster
Full release – https://t.co/GYpShNYRjT pic.twitter.com/cKh4vC37w0
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 21, 2022