The #ForbiddenDoor has been opened once again, as @tonyschiavone24 just confirmed that Wednesday, May 12 @JonMoxley will defend the #IWGP US Championship against the legendary Yuji Nagata (@nagata769) LIVE on #AEWDynamite at 8/7c on TNT!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 29, 2021
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Jon Moxley defends his IWGP United States Championship against New Japan Pro Wrestling legend Yuji Nagata on Wednesday, May 12 live on AEW Dynamite on TNT . 53 year-old Yuji Nagata has not appeared on TNT in almost 23 years. His last appearance on TNT was in 1998 when he took on Perry Saturn on an episode of WCW Nitro.
AEW continues to open the forbidden door. AEW World Heavyweight Champion, Kenny Omega recently won the Impact World Heavyweight Championship defeating Rich Swann at Impact Wrestling's Rebellion pay-per-view.