Io Shirai Rejects WWE Contract Offer, Likely Free Agent Next Month

Io Shirai Rejects WWE Contract Offer, Likely Free Agent Next Month WWE

It seems WWE may be about to lose one of its most popular female stars, after a new report in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter suggests former NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai has rejected a new contract.

Shirai has been one of the leading lights in NXT Women’s division since signing back in 2017, but it appears she may not be a WWE star for very much longer.

Writing in the Observer Newsletter, Meltzer said:

“Io Shirai has not signed her newest contract offer. She will be a free agent next month if she doesn’t sign her new deal. She had told people in Japan that when her contract was up she wanted to return to Japan and be closer with her family.”

If she does reject the offer and return to Japan, she could very well follow in the footsteps of former WWE star Kairi Sane, who returned to STARDOM after her WWE contract expired earlier this year.

Shirai is one of the best women’s wrestlers on the planet, so if she does leave WWE, it will be a huge loss to the company.

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2 years ago by Andy Datson


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