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AEW All-Atlantic title qualifying match set for New Japan Road

Tomohiro Ishii and Clark Connors have advanced to the qualifying match.

Either Tomohiro Ishii or Clark Connors is headed to Forbidden Door.

Ishii vs. Connors in an AEW All-Atlantic Championship qualifying match will take place at Tuesday's New Japan Road show in Tokyo. The winner will advance to the four-way match at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door to crown AEW's first-ever All-Atlantic Champion.

Ishii and Connors advanced to the qualifying match with victories at Monday's New Japan Road Show. Ishii defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru, while Connors defeated Tomoaki Honma.

Miro, PAC, and either Malakai Black or Penta Oscuro will be the other three participants in the four-way match to crown the inaugural All-Atlantic Champion. On AEW Dynamite this Wednesday, Black and Oscuro are facing each other in a qualifying match.

Forbidden Door is being held at the United Center in Chicago this Sunday (June 26). Here's the updated card for the pay-per-view:

  • Interim AEW World Championship match: Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • AEW Women's World Champion Thunder Rosa defends against Toni Storm
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay defends against Orange Cassidy
  • Four-way match to crown the inaugural AEW All-Atlantic Champion: Miro vs. PAC vs. Malakai Black or Penta Oscuro vs. Tomohiro Ishii or Clark Connors
  • Winner-take-all match for the ROH Tag Team titles and IWGP Tag Team titles: FTR vs. The Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb vs. Roppongi Vice
  • Chris Jericho, Minoru Suzuki & Sammy Guevara vs. Eddie Kingston, Wheeler Yuta & Shota Umino