Jay White Comments On Fans Being 'Taken Aback' By AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door Press Conference

Jay White knows how to make headlines.

AEW and NJPW regularly hold press conferences after their events giving talent a platform to speak after their matches. White, the reigning IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, has made headlines for his comments during his NJPW press conferences where he's previously commented on contract status, Bullet Club, other promotions, and more.

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At AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door, fans noticed Tony Khan's reactions to White's comments at the press conference where White was angry about not having a holder for his belt and consistently brought it up to Khan.

"Some of it is by design and a lot of it is maybe without me realizing it," White told Steve Fall of NBC Sports Boston when asked about making headlines at press conferences. "For example, after Forbidden Door, we had the post-show press conference and for some reason, people were taken aback by how I was, or surprised, where if you had seen a second of me talking after matches, you would know what to expect. It's different to a lot of people, especially over in the states, that are maybe used to the wrestling they see on TV, which can be a lot more performed where this platform that I have through New Japan, I have a bit more freedom with stuff to say and do whatever I want. People can buy into that and enjoy it a bit more."

White successfully defended his IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Hangman Page, Adam Cole, and Kazuchika Okada at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door.

He is set to defend the title against Okada at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17.

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