Tony Khan Says Only He And Mercedes Mone Know About Her Nixed Forbidden Door Plans

Tony Khan comments on the possibility of Mercedes Mone working Forbidden Door if she had not broken her ankle.

Speaking on the AEW Double or Nothing media call, Tony Khan was asked about potential plans for Mone at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door prior to the injury.

“Going forward, it does make things interesting because nobody really knows, besides Mercedes and myself what was going to happen there and what the future would hold for her, whether that was competing exclusively for New Japan or potentially also whether she would be at Forbidden Door. Frankly, now, even going forward, I don’t think anybody but her knows when she’ll be ready to come back to the ring. I have so much respect for Mercedes and I think she’s been a great champion all over the world, including New Japan. She would have been a great first-ever STRONG Women’s Champion, but I think we have a great champion in Willow and we’ll look to utilize Willow in AEW and possibly ROH, and take advantage of that new beautiful belt she’s holding,”

Tony Khan

Elsewhere in the interview, Tony revealed that he personally chose Willow to take part in the NJPW Resurgence mini tournament to decide the NJPW STRONG Champion.

Willow recently said she hopes to show off the championship on AEW television soon.

H/T to Fightful

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