NJPW Champion Making AEW Debut Before Forbidden Door

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A top NJPW star will be warming up on AEW Collision.

At AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door, Stephanie Vaquer will meet Mercedes Mone with all of the gold on the line. Vaquer is the current NJPW STRONG Women’s Champion while Mone holds AEWs TBS Title.

Mone famously broke her ankle in the finals of the tournament to crown the first-ever NJPW STRONG Women’s Champion in May 2023, losing to Willow Nightingale.

After Vaquer successfully defended her title against Catalina at CMLL’s Fantasticamania event on June 21st, she ended up in a brawl with Mone who arrived to confront the star.

Ahead of the clash, it’s been announced on social media by Tony Khan that Vaquer will take on Lady Frost on Collision.

This Sat, 6/29 on TNT LIVE tomorrow in Buffalo Saturday Night #AEWCollision 8pm ET/7pm on @tntdrama @RealLadyFrost vs NJPW Strong Women’s Champion @Steph_Vaquer
Before her Title-for-Title Fight vs TBS Champion @MercedesVarnado , Stephanie Vaquer collides vs Lady Frost Saturday!

AEW Collision – June 29th (Updated Card)

It’s also been announced that Daniel Garcia will be in action against The Butcher. You can find the updated card below.

  • Deonna Purrazzo vs. Hikaru Shida – Owen Hart Tournament round one.
  • Serena Deeb open challenge
  • Daniel Garcia vs. The Butcher
  • Stephanie Vaquer vs. Lady Frost