Big E: I Told Kofi Kingston And Xavier Woods They Could Add A Fill-In Member Of New Day, They Said No

The New Day could have gained a new member, but Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods opted to keep the group a trio.

The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Big E, and Xavier Woods) is one of the top stables in WWE history, as they have won various titles together. They are collectively 11-time tag team champions on the main roster, and both Big E and Kingston have won world titles. However, Big E went down with a neck injury in March 2022, and he has been sidelined ever since. His future in the ring remains unclear, and Kingston and Woods continue to team up together as a duo.

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In an interview with WhatCulture Wrestling, The New Day's lengthy run came up in the conversation. Big E reflected on the journey and noted that he told Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods that they could add a fill-in member while he was out injured, but they did not want to.

“Yeah, it’s a long time. We are old. Our hairlines don’t look the same [laughs]. But yeah, man. It’s been quite the journey, and for a year or so, we’ve been eying the ten years. It’s not the same. I’m not around. I told those guys too, as long as I’m out, please don’t feel like you’re beholden to me. My voice comes on at the beginning of the song every time, and I’m not around. I don’t know if that’s fair to those guys. If you need to fill in with a third, feel free to. But they’re always so adamant about, ‘No, no, this is the group.’ I appreciate them dearly for that. But yeah man, it’ll be ten years. We’ve had a really interesting run in many ways. Our brotherhood, our love for each other, we’ve talked about ad nauseam. Everyone knows all about that. But man, I’m just so appreciative to have really great partners," Big E said.

Big E went on to reflect on The New Day's remarkable run and made it clear that he was grateful for it.

In the interview, Big E commented on potentially doing more panels in WWE. Click here to see what he had to say.

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