Report: Juice Robinson Signs Three-Year Deal With NJPW

Juice Robinson will remain in NJPW for the next three years.

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reports that Juice Robinson has signed a new three-year deal with NJPW. Meltzer reports that WWE was interested in Juice, but that the two sides never talked. All Elite was also reportedly interested in signing him.

Robinson joined NJPW in 2015 after leaving WWE/NXT. He started as a Young Lion, working his way up through the NJPW system. Over the past three-and-a-half years, Juice has become one of the most popular foreigners in NJPW. His fun-loving babyface persona has endeared him to the Japanese audience. Robinson regained the IWGP United States Title from Cody at Wrestle Kingdom 13.

Re-signing Juice became more important for NJPW as they will be losing American stars Cody Rhodes, the Young Bucks, and Hangman Page to All Elite Wrestling. Kenny Omega is also leaving NJPW, although it's unknown if he will join AEW or WWE. Furthermore, KUSHIDA will be parting ways with NJPW at the end of the month.

In other NJPW news, it's being reported that the company will not be working with AEW moving forward, but will continue their working relationship with ROH.

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