IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay vs. Orange Cassidy was booked at this year’s AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door pay-per-view event. The following is the play-by-play coverage of the match:
Ospreay got the early advantage. He hit a running knee strike on the floor. Orang fought out of a stretch hold and hit a crossbody. Ospreay went right back on the attack. Orange with a superkick then several head kicks. Orange with a quick pin attempt then a stunner and a driver for 2. Orange with another near fall with a DDT off the top rope. Orange rammed Ospreay’s face into the corner camera. Will went for a dive, but Orange put his knees up. Orange with powerslam and the referee counted the three, but botched it. Ospreay with the cutter twice for 2. Ospreay with a clothesline then a running elbow shot for 2. Will won the StormBreaker.
Winner: Will Ospreay
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