In an electrifying clash at the Forbidden Door 2023 event, wrestling fans were treated to an intense battle between two formidable competitors. Will Ospreay emerged victorious, securing the IWGP United States Championship in an epic showdown against Kenny Omega.
The highly anticipated match took place at the joint pay-per-view event hosted by All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Toronto, Ontario, Canada, played host to the historic event, featuring a series of enthralling matches that pitted AEW and NJPW superstars against each other. Among the highlights of the night was the clash between Ospreay and Omega, which captivated the audience from start to finish.
IWGP US Heavyweight Champion once again, Will Ospreay.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) June 26, 2023
As the match got underway, it quickly became apparent that both Ospreay and Omega were determined to secure victory. The one-on-one contest showcased their incredible athleticism and unwavering determination. Don Callis, accompanying Ospreay to the ring, was ejected by the referee, adding an extra layer of drama to the proceedings.
With both competitors giving their all, the match reached a critical point. Omega seemed poised for victory, delivering his devastating One Winged Angel move. However, with the assistance of Callis, Ospreay managed to escape and turned the tables. Executing his signature Storm Breaker move, Ospreay pinned Omega, astonishing the crowd.
Will Ospreay claimed the IWGP United States Championship for the second time in his career. The win brought an end to Kenny Omega’s reign as champion, which lasted 172 days with only one successful defense.