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Hiroshi Tanahashi: I Will Be The Star Of Forbidden Door, I Did Think Of The Name After All – All About Wrestling


In December 2019, Hiroshi Tanahashi was able to kick down the Forbidden Door.

Tanahashi used the “forbidden door” time period in an interview with Tokyo Sports forward of his Wrestle Kingdom 14 bout towards Chris Jericho, who was the reigning AEW World Champion on the time. Since then, the time period has turn out to be widespread in wrestling and is the identify of Sunday’s AEW and NJPW joint occasion.

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Chatting with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Tanahashi is able to shine at Forbidden Door.

“I would be the star of Forbidden Door,” Tanahashi mentioned. “I imply, I did consider the identify in spite of everything. After I first used the time period, it was three years in the past, and AEW had actually solely simply gotten began. I don’t suppose anybody actually knew how they might develop, however that they had some nice expertise behind them, and I knew we might be onto one thing nice if we crossed over. So coining that phrase, it was my means of placing issues into the universe.”

Tanahashi is about to headline Forbidden Door when he takes on Jon Moxley for the Interim AEW World Title.

Talking about his opponent on Sunday, Tanahashi mentioned, “If it’s as much as him, this may get wild. However I’m anticipating that. I can battle fireplace with fireplace. He’s bit larger than me, and he has a status for being a road fighter. However he’s actually exact with each little factor he does. Moxley not often makes errors, and I respect that about him.”

Moxley and Tanahashi teamed on Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite to defeat Jericho & Lance Archer in tag group motion.

Followers can take a look at the present lineup for AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door by clicking here.


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