SWITCHBLADE JAY WHITE: “Switchblade” Jay White leaving New Japan Pro-Wrestling


Posted on 1/11/123 by Colin Vassallo



Sean Sapp of Fightful Wrestling is reporting through his
Select service that former IWGP Heavyweight champion Jay
White is on his way out of New Japan Pro-Wrestling and both
WWE and AEW are vying for his services.

White’s contract with NJPW is expiring soon and he will be
in a loser leaves Japan match against Hikuleo on Saturday,
February 11 at the New Beginning in Osaka, Japan.

Known as “Switchblade,” the 30-year-old from New Zealand has
been with NJPW since 2017 and is the current leader of the
Bullet Club. Besides his stint in NJPW, White has also
appeared multiple times for Impact Wrestling and also All
Elite Wrestling. He defended the IWGP Heavyweight title at
the Forbidden Door pay-per-view in a four-way match in June
2022.

White lost the title to Kazuchika Okada at the Wrestle
Kingdom 17 pay-per-view last week after a reign of 206 days.

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