Tony Khan: AEW Forbidden Door 2 PPV Buys Were Up From Forbidden Door 2022, Double Or Nothing 2023

Tony Khan highlights the success of AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2.

On June 26, All Elite Wrestling and New Japan Pro-Wrestling held the Forbidden Door pay-per-view. The event marked the second Forbidden Door show, as the inaugural edition emanated from the United Center in Chicago, Ilinois, on June 26, 2022.

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During the AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door post-show media scrum, AEW CEO Tony Khan stated that the pay-per-view buys for the show were up from both AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2022 and AEW Double or Nothing 2023.

The first Forbidden Door show drew between 125,000-127,000 buys on pay-per-view. AEW Double or Nothing 2023 drew 140,000 buys.

Khan also announced that AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2023 was the biggest live gate in AEW history and one of the largest gates in the history of professional wrestling in Canada. He stated that the event 's gate came in at around at about $1.2 million. According to WrestleTix, over 13,500 tickets were distributed for the show, which was held at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Click here to catch up on our coverage of AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door. For a full review, check out our post-show podcast on our YouTube channel.

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