Jay White: WWE Is Not On My Radar, I'm Very Loyal To NJPW

Jay White has no plans on leaving NJPW.

"Switchblade" has become one of the biggest stars in NJPW over the last year, starting with a high-profile bout against Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 12 and ending with a victory over Kazuchika Okada at Wrestle Kingdom 13. With his rise has also been the rise of free agency in wrestling with WWE, NJPW, AEW, ROH and more trying to secure top talent. 

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Speaking to Chris Jericho on Talk Is Jericho, Jay White whether he would entertain an offer from WWE or any other company.

"For anyone that starts watching wrestling, it's what you look to," said White. "But once you realize that there's so much more out there, it's really not a thought on my radar. I'm happy where I am. It's also what they do -- the product and stuff. I enjoy pro wrestling as opposed to entertainment. You hear about the guys, a lot of people are unhappy there. You can never say never and no one ever knows what's going to happen in the future."

White continued, "With AEW stuff, it makes it more exciting and more options for everybody. You don't need to go to WWE. New Japan keeps thriving. It's easy for guys to stay here without having to think about going elsewhere. The guys that go (to WWE) they'll hit me up and they'll go, 'If you want to come, just let me know.' I say, 'I'm alright, thanks.' So many guys sign there early and stay down in developmental for however long. There's so many people there these days. Being how they brought me up through the Dojo, I'm very loyal to NJPW."

Jay White's loyalty could pay off as he is set to challenge Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Title at New Beginning in Osaka on Feb. 11.

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