It didn’t take long for the “Switchblade” Jay White to cut his swath in the New Japan Pro-Wrestling main event scene as he defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi earlier today at “The New Beginning In Osaka” to become the new IWGP Heavyweight Champion. Clips of the match are below as is Jay White’s post-Championship match interview:
‘THE NEW BEGINNING in OSAKA’ (Feb 11th) is now available on #NJPWWorld! Don't miss this amazing night of action, only on https://t.co/Tj7UBJ4PjP#njpw ##njpwworld @tanahashi1_100 vs. @JayWhiteNZ pic.twitter.com/PGmqSVMemM
— njpwworld (@njpwworld) February 11, 2019
The new IWGP Heavyweight champion @JayWhiteNZ declares himself the top wrestler in the world.
— JJ Williams (@JJWilliamsWON) February 11, 2019