AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2024 live stream: start time, card and how to watch online

Swerve Stickland defends the AEW World Title against Will Ospreay
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Now in its third year, the Forbidden Door is well and truly open this evening. Unlike the previous two events that have seen AEW and NJPW come together, this time Stardom and CMLL are also joining in on the action for what has the potential to be the best Forbidden Door event we've seen.

Heading to New York's UBS Arena, the totally stacked Forbidden Door 2024 card could end up being one of the best wrestling events of the year. Make sure you know how to watch Forbidden Door from anywhere with PPV and a VPN if required.

AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door start time

Date: Sunday, June 30
Time: The main broadcast starts at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and Monday 1 a.m. BST / 10 a.m. AEST.
Pre-show: 7 p.m. ET
Watch in the U.S.: Bleacher Report Triller TV
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Forbidden Door is always a fun time, seeing the stars of AEW crossing over with wrestlers from other companies. This time it's in the form of New Japan Pro-Wrestling, NJPW's sister company Stardom, and Mexico's CMLL.

Elmont, New York's UBS Arena hosts the 2024 edition of Forbidden Door that, in addition to inter-promotional battles, has a huge AEW vs. AEW contest as AEW International Champion Will Ospreay challenges Swerve Strickland for the AEW World Championship.

Forbidden Door has proven to be a standout PPV in recent years, and this latest event should likewise be fondly remembered by the time 2024 is up.

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How to watch AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door live streams in the U.S.

As with all AEW PPVs up to this point, Forbidden Door can be streamed via Bleacher Report or TrillerTV (formerly known as FITE TV) for $50 USD.

Both apps can be found on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and mobile devices, as well as on their website.

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Wrestling fans in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., and Ireland can tune in to AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door on

Streamers in those territories will pay $49.99 CAD or $20 USD converted to their currency.

TrillerTV and YouTube are also selling AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door live streams around the world in other territories. 

AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door card

Forbidden Door is always an event where the obvious main attraction is seeing stars from rival promotions locking horns, often for the first time. Despite that, the expected main event this year pits an AEW talent against an AEW talent as AEW World Champion Swerve Strickland defends his title against AEW International Champion Will Ospreay. These two may have clashed previously over the years, but both men are nowadays very different performers and will face off in what could be a Match of the Year contender once 2024 is done.

To focus on the inter-promotional wars, though, Forbidden Door has plenty. IWGP World Champion Jon Moxley is defending against former champ Tetsuya Naito. 'Timeless' Toni Storm will defend her AEW Women's Championship against Stardom's Mina Shirakawa.

AEW TBS Champion Mercedes Mone and NJPW Strong Women's Champion Stephanie Vaquer are both putting their gold on the line in a winner-takes-all contest. Technical wizard Zack Sabre Jr. finally goes one-on-one with 'Freshly Squeezed' Orange Cassidy. The recently-returned MJF tangles with CMLL legend Hichicero. The Learning Tree's Chris Jericho and Big Bill team with NJPW's Jeff Cobb to take on Samoa Joe, Katsuyori Shibata, and Hook; and The Elite's Kazuchika Okada and Nicholas and Matthew Jackson take on the iconic Hiroshi Tanahashi and The Acclaimed's Anthony Bowens and Max Caster.

Keeping the crossover vibe going, New Japan's always-great El Phantasmo is up against Jack Perry, Mark Briscoe, Dante Martin, Lio Rush, and Konosuke Takeshita in a six-way ladder match for the vacant AEW TNT Championship. Forbidden Door rounds out with a potential show-stealer as Bryan Danielson takes on Shingo Takagi in the first round of the Owen Hart Cup Tournament.

But that's not all, for those eager to tune in and check out the Zero Hour Pre-Show will be rewarded with a further four matches, stretching the Forbidden Door card out to a mammoth 14 contests.

The most notable Zero Hour bout sees the women's Owen Hart Cup Tournament commence as Mariah May takes on her fellow English grappler Saraya. Keeping the Forbidden Door crossover vibe going, the Zero Hour also has Yota Tusji, Titan, and Hiromu Takahashi taking on Rey Fenix, Penta El Zero Miedo, and Mistico; Kris Statlander teams with Momo Watanabe to face Willow Nightingale and Tam Nakano; and Saturday night's AEW Collision had the announcement of Private Party vs. House of Black vs. Kyle O'Reilly & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Roderick Strong & Gabe Kidd.

  • Pre-Show Trios Match: Los Ingobernables de Japon (Yota Tsuji, Titan, Hiromu Takahashi) vs. The Lucha Bros. (Rey Fenix, Penta El Zero Miedo) & Mistico
  • Pre-Show Tag Team Match: Kris Statlander & Momo Watanabe vs. Willow Nightingale & Tam Nakano
  • Pre-Show Owen Hart Cup Tournament First Round Match: Mariah May vs. Saraya
  • Pre-Show Four-Way Tag Team Match: Private Party (Zay, Quen) vs. House of Black (Malakai Black, Brody King) vs. Kyle O'Reilly & Tomohiri Ishii vs. Roderick Strong & Gabe Kidd
  • Six-Way Match For the Vacant AEW TNT Championship: Konosuke Takeshita vs. Mark Briscoe vs. Jack Perry vs. Dante Martin vs. Lio Rush vs. El Phantasmo
  • Singles Match: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Orange Cassidy
  • Trios Match: Chris Jericho, Big Bill & Jeff Cobb vs. Samoa Joe, Katsuyori Shibata & Hook
  • Winner Takes All Match For The AEW TBS Championship And NJPW Strong Women's Championship: Mercedes Moné (c) vs. Stephanie Vaquer (c)
  • Singles Match: MJF vs. Hechicero
  • Men's Owen Hart Cup First Round Match: Bryan Danielson vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Trios Match: The Elite (Kazuchida Okada, Nicholas Jackson, Matthew Jackson) vs. Scissor Ace (Anthony Bowens, Max Caster, Hiroshi Tanahashi)
  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • AEW Women's Championship Match: 'Timeless' Toni Storm (c) vs. Mina Shirakawa
  • AEW World Championship Match: Swerve Strickland (c) vs. Will Ospreay

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