Jay White

Oct 9, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Jamie White
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 220 lbs.
Date of Birth: October 9, 1992
From: Auckland, New Zealand
Pro Debut: February 19, 2013
Trained By: Varsity Pro Wrestling, NJPW Dojo
Finishing Move: Blade Runner

Biography

– White began training in the UK in 2013 and would work most of his early career in the UK and France
– Whilst working for Varsity Pro Wrestling in England, White was booked on a card alongside Prince Devitt, who would recommend White to the New Japan dojo
– Shortly thereafter, White was contacted by Bad Luck Fale, who made an official offer for White to join the dojo. After meeting with Fale, Devitt & Shinsuke Nakamura in London, White accepted the offer and would relocate to Japan in 2015
– White debuted for New Japan on January 30, 2015, losing to Alex Shelley
– As is usual for NJPW Young Lions, White would lose the vast majority of his matches in his first year with the company
– White won his first NJPW match on September 12, 2015, defeating fellow Young Lion David Finlay
– At Honor Rising 2016, White defeated David Finlay
– White headed to Ring Of Honor for his learning excursion following Dominion 2016
– White debuted for ROH on June 25, 2016, defeating Kamaitachi
– At All-Star Extravaganza 2016, White, ACH & KUSHIDA defeated The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) & Toru Yano
– At Honor Reigns Supreme 2016, White, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin defeated The Kingdom (Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan)
– At ROH’s 15th Anniversary Show, White defeated Kenny King
– At War Of The Worlds 2017, Search And Destroy (White, Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) defeated The Rebellion (Caprice Coleman, Rhett Titus & Shane Taylor)
– At Best In The World 2017, Search And Destroy (White, Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley & Jonathan Gresham) defeated The Rebellion (Caprice Coleman, Rhett Titus, Shane Taylor & Kenny King), forcing The Rebellion to disband
– White returned to Japan at Power Struggle 2017, revealing himself as the ‘Switchblade’ character
– White returned to in-ring competition for New Japan at Wrestle Kingdom 12, losing to Hiroshi Tanahashi
– White teased joining The Bullet Club at New Year Dash 2018, but would attack Kenny Omega and join Chaos instead
– On January 28, 2018, White defeated Omega to win the IWGP United States Title
– At NJPW’s Strong Style Evolved event, White defeated Hangman Page to retain the IWGP United States Title
– On April 24, 2018, White defeated David Finlay to retain the IWGP United States Title
– At War Of The Worlds 2018, White defeated Punishment Martinez to retain the IWGP United States Title
– At King of Pro Wrestling 2018, White was defeated by Hiroshi Tanahashi. Following the match, White was revealed as the new leader of The Bullet Club after turning on Kazuchika Okada
– At Wrestle Kingdom 13, White defeated Okada
– On February 11, 2019, White defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title, but would lose it to Okada in his first defense in April
– At Destruction 2019, White defeated Tetsuya Naito to win the IWGP Intercontinental Title
– At Power Struggle 2019, White defeated Hirooki Goto to retain the IWGP Intercontinental Title
– White sat out six months of action in mid-2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic
– At Power Struggle 2020, White defeated Kota Ibushi
– At Wrestling Dontaku 2021, White defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the NEVER Openweight Title
– White made a pair of appearances for Impact Wrestling in July 2021
– On August 14, 2021, White defeated David Finlay to retain the NEVER Openweight Title
– White returned to Impact in January 2022
– White wrestled his debut AEW match on February 16, 2022, defeating Trent Beretta on Rampage
– At Impact No Surrender 2022, White defeated Eric Young
– At Sacrifice 2022, White defeated Alex Shelley
– White returned to competition in Japan in June 2022
– At Dominion 2022, White defeated Kazuchika Okada to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title
– At Forbidden Door, White defeated Adam Cole, Adam Page & Kazuchika Okada to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Title
– On October 10, White defeated Tama Tonga to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Title
– At Rumble On 44th Street, White & Juice Robinson defeated Kazuchika Okada & Eddie Kingston
– At Nemesis 2023, BULLET CLUB (White & El Phantasmo) defeated Alan Angels & Hikuleo
– White lost a Loser Leaves Japan match to Hikuleo on February 11, 2023
– White would go on to lose a Loser Leaves NJPW match to Eddie Kingston at Battle In The Valley 2023
– After speculation linking him with several US promotions, White debuted for AEW on April 5, 2023. He would reunite with Juice Robinson as ‘Bullet Club Gold’
– At All In 2023, Bullet Club Gold (White & Juice Robinson) & Konosuke Takeshita defeated The Golden Elite (Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi & Adam Page)
– At All Out 2023, Bullet Club Gold (White, Juice Robinson, Austin Gunn & Colten Gunn) defeated FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) & The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
– At Title Tuesday 2023, White defeated Adam Page
– On the Dynamite Thanksgiving Eve special, White defeated Rush
– At Winter Is Coming 2023, White defeated Mark Briscoe
– At Holiday Bash 2023, White defeated Jon Moxley
– On the January 17, 2024 Dynamite, Bullet Club Gold (The Gunns & Jay White) defeated The Mogul Embassy (Brian Cage, Bishop Kaun & Toa Liona) to win the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On the Revolution 2024 pre-show, The Bang Bang Scissor Gang (White, The Gunns, Max Caster, Anthony Bowens & Billy Gunn) defeated Jeff Jarrett, Jay Lethal, Isiah Kassidy, Marq Quen, Willie Mack & Satnam Singh
– At Supercard Of Honor 2024, Bullet Club Gold (White & The Gunns) defeated Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & Alex Zayne to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On the Dynasty 2024 pre-show, Bullet Club Gold defeated Billy Gunn & The Acclaimed (Max Caster & Anthony Bowens) to unify the AEW and ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On the following episode of Collision, Bullet Club Gold defeated Top Flight (Dante & Darius Martin) & Action Andretti to retain the Unified Trios Titles
– At Double Or Nothing 2024, the renamed ‘Bang Bang Gang’ defeated Death Triangle (Rey Fenix, Pentagon Jr & PAC) to retain the Unified Trios Titles

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