Jay White Wins IWGP Heavyweight Championship At NJPW ‘The New Beginning’
Jay White Wins IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Jay White has captured the IWGP Heavyweight Championship after defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s The New Beginning event in Osaka.
White defeated Tanahashi following his signature Blade Runner finisher to win the Championship in 30 minutes 28 seconds.
The Bullet Club leader defeated Kazuchika Okada at Wrestle Kingdom 13, and now has defeated Hiroshi Tanhashi, who held the title for under a month after defeating Kenny Omega.
Jay White is the 68th IWGP Heavyweight Champion.
— LARIATOOOO!! (@MrLARIATO) February 11, 2019
Jay White is the new IWGP Heavyweight Champion. He won tickets to #WrestleMania 27, which got him back into wrestling. Fast forward 8 years, and he’s #NJPW’s 4th youngest champion to hold the title. #njnbgpic.twitter.com/dk1Nrkr6fs
— Justin Bailey (@justinbaileyfaa) February 11, 2019
— TurnbuckleTopics (@TT_4You) February 11, 2019