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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

Will Ospreay Retains IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship At AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (with Aussie Open) (c) vs. Orange Cassidy

Cassidy puts his hands in his pockets and matches Ospreay step for step. He gives the champion a thumbs up and drops him with a headscissors takedown. Ospreay rocks Orange with a big boot and blasts him with a kick at ringside. Ospreay does some sit-ups and drops Cassidy with a spinning back-breaker. He slams “Freshly Squeezed” into the corner and flips him off while he locks in an abdominal stretch.

Cassidy rallies and hits a crossbody. Ospreay drops Cassidy with a spinning kick. Ospreay kicks his face and taunts. Cassidy fires up and puts his hands in his pockets. He catches Ospreay with a dropkick. “Freshly Squeezed” does a kip-up and “kicks” Ospreay. Orange blasts him with a superkick. He dodges the Os-cutter and gets a two count on a bridging pin. Cassidy hits the Stun-dog Millionaire and spikes Ospreay with a DDT.

Aussie Open grabs Orange, and he dives onto them. A diving DDT earns Cassidy a two count. Ospreay catches Cassidy with a Spanish Fly. Cassidy slams Ospreay head-first into the camera on the ring post. “Freshly Squeezed” gets on the mat, playing possum, and Ospreay dives onto him. Cassidy gets a two count with a roll-up and gets a near fall with the Beach Break. Ospreay hits the Os-cutter for a near fall. The champion blocks the Orange Punch and hits a running elbow to the head. He then hits the Stormbreaker for the win.

Winner and still IWGP United States Champion: Will Ospreay


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