10 Things WWE Fans Need To Know About Jay White

The time has come to breathe with the Switchblade, whatever that actually means...


What is going on with Jay White? The former IWGP Heavyweight, Intercontinental and United States Champion gave an emotional press conference after his epic loss to Kota Ibushi in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 15, hinting that his time in NJPW may be coming to an end. White cut an inconsolable figure at New Year's Dash, taking the fall against a CHAOS team and looking no more enthusiastic about his future.

Rumours abound that Switchblade is on his way out of New Japan. Will he turn up in AEW? How about a shock debut at the 2021 Royal Rumble? Nobody knows where White is going to be seen next, but everyone has an opinion.

No matter which promotion gets your vote, there has never been a better time to get to know the best heel in professional wrestling today. Jay White is a bona fide superstar with time on his side, one of the best in the world right now and a man who is only going to get better and better. The new era that he so frequently threatens is here, uncertain future be damned.

Who is the man behind the Switchblade, and why can't he straighten the middle finger on his right hand? All that and more, at your fingertips. Chortle, chortle...

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