Hiroshi Tanahashi To Make AEW In-Ring Debut On Dynamite

Hiroshi Tanahashi will debut on AEW Dynamite

Ahead of his Interim AEW World Title match against Jon Moxley at the June 26th Forbidden Door pay-per-view, Hiroshi Tanahashi will make his AEW in-ring debut on next week's episode of Dynamite. 

The Ace is scheduled to team with his Forbidden Door opponent Jon Moxley to face Chris Jericho and Lance Archer. The match came about during Wednesday's episode of Dynamite when Jericho and the Jericho Appreciation Society jumped Moxley and Tanahashi during their face-to-face confrontation and Archer and El Desperado joined in on the attack. 

Tanahashi earned a spot in the Interim AEW World Title match at Forbidden Door with a win over Hirooki Goto at Dominion on June 12. Moxley defeated Kyle O'Reilly to advance to the title bout. 

Already announced for Dynamite is Will Ospreay and Aussie Open vs. Roppongi Vice and Orange Cassidy, and an AEW All-Atlantic Title qualifier between Penta Oscuro and Malakai Black. 

Check out the Dynamite lineup below:

  • Jon Moxley & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Lance Archer & Chris Jericho
  • Will Ospreay & Aussie Open vs. Orange Cassidy & Roppongi Vice
  • Penta Oscuro vs. Malakai Black - AEW All-Atlantic Championship Qualifier

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Aidan Gibbons

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