KUSHIDA Comments On His New Look, Plans As NXT Cruiserweight Champion


KUSHIDA took to social media on Tuesday to comment on his new look an his status as the NXT Cruiserweight Champion.

The veteran performer dropped his "Back to the Future" style look in favor of a MMA-inspired look on this week's show.

He released the following statement on Twitter to address his championship status, goals for the title and his new look:

“I’m the NEW NXT cruiserweight champion. I want to make this belt something that is truly valuable and meaningful in this business. I respect the former champion Santos. It has increased the value of this title for a year. I will make history from today.

“I want to be a bridge that connects Japan and the U.S.A.Many great things have been imported from Japan to the United States. Sony revolutionized electronics. Nissan, Toyota, and Honda have brought high quality automobiles. Ichiro Suzuki and Shohei Ohtani have changed the way baseball is played in America. And I will try my best to do the same for wrestling! Any brand,Any place,It doesn’t matter who challenges me.I’m the leader of WWE cruiser weight.and I’m here in NXT. I will continue to challenge ANY competitor. Thanks [watch emoji] [left pointing hand emoji]”

Check out the statement from KUSHIDA's official Twitter feed via the post embedded below.

(H/T to Wrestling Headlines for transcribing the above statement.)

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