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Tomohiro Ishii Out of AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Due to Injury, Replacement Named

June 23, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door AAT Image Credit: AEW

Tomohiro Ishii will not be competing for the All-Atlantic Title at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door as planned due to an injury. NJPW announced on Thursday that Ishii suffered a knee injury and will not be able to compete at Sunday’s PPV against Malakai Black, PAC, and Miro as planned.

As a result, Clark Connors — who Ishii defeated to earn his spot in the match — will take his place for Sunday’s PPV. You can see the full announcement below:

Tomohiro Ishii Injured; Clark Connors steps in AEW 4 Way
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Tomohiro Ishii, who was scheduled to compete on June 26 at AEWxNJPW Presents Forbidden Door, has sustained a left knee injury and is not medically cleared to compete.

We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Ishii wrestle and appreciate your understanding.

After a hard fought qualifying match in Korakuen Hall on June 21, Clark Connors will take Ishii’s place in the All-Atlantic Championship four way at Forbidden Door. The card change is as follows

AEW All-Atlantic Championship Four Way

PAC vs Miro vs Malakai Black vs Tomohiro Ishii->

PAC vs Miro vs Malakai Black vs Clark Connors