Report: Update On Io Shirai's WWE Contract Status
Io Shirai is speculated to be leaving WWE when her deal expires
Earlier this week it was reported that Io Shirai was ‘pretty much gone’ with WWE, with the former NXT Women’s Champion believed to have one foot out of the company.
However, nothing is confirmed as of yet, and a new report from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer may have shed more light on the situation:
“Shirai had been injured and not been used in months but has been back training at the PC lately. Those who know her from Japan said she went to WWE with the goal of making the main roster and believe she would stay with a main roster deal. We haven’t heard about her signing a new deal this week after checking but there is an offer on the table and her current deal hasn’t expired yet. And at this point, she really should be on the main roster as she’s better than most on it right now.”
Shirai has been with NXT since 2018, and in the wake of speculation about her future, Tweeted the following earlier this week; “Rumors