The NXT Superstar Io Shirai has been an NXT mainstay since her arrival on the brand in 2018. She is one time NXT Women’s Champion, Women’s Tag Team Chmapion and also winner of NXT Dusty Rhodes Women’s Tag Team classic earlier this year. Now, we got an update about her contract status with WWE.

According to the Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the “Genius of the Sky” Io Shirai has declined a new contract offer from WWE and will be free agent next month. It was also noted that she could be heading back to her home country of Japan to be closer with her family.
“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.” [H/T: WrestleTalk]

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