Shinsuke Nakamura Comments On Leaving NJPW For WWE

Japan’s Tokyo Sports publication has confirmed that Shinsuke Nakamura will be leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling later this month and is headed to WWE.

Nakamura, who retained NJPW’s Intercontinental championship against AJ Styles at Monday’s Wrestle Kingdom 10 PPV from the Tokyo Dome, gave his first public comments about why he decided to join WWE. He explained that he is looking for a new challenge and hopes to reach “new heights” with WWE’s global platform.

Credit to Reddit user denemy for tweeting this photo of Nakamura WWE coverage in a Japanese newspaper: