Rocky Romero Clarifies How Often He's Talked To Tony Khan Regarding AEW-NJPW Relationship

With AEW and IMPACT forming a partnership, many fans are wondering where AEW stands with NJPW.

Dave Meltzer reported in the Wrestling Observer, "[Tony] Khan has been speaking to Rocky Romero regularly of late to try and open doors to New Japan, feeling the odds are better to do something with Harold Meij gone."

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Romero is heavily involved with NJPW US as a talent liaison and more for the company.

Speaking on Talk N Shop, Romero clarified the report and just how often he speaks with the AEW President.

"I guess Meltzer reported that me and Tony Khan are having calls all the time, like every week, which is not true. I'm not talking to Tony weekly. I've talked to Tony in the past, of course. No, [I haven't talked to Tony since AEW/IMPACT relationship]. I talked to Tony maybe a month ago. Maybe more. It's misleading in the fact that 'Rocky and Tony are having weekly phone calls,' which is not true, and who gives a fuck if I talk to Tony? What if he's my friend? No one knows the situation," he said.

Earlier in the podcast, when Romero and Karl Anderson were discussing AEW and IMPACT working together, Romero commented, "My name is brought up like I'm part of this. People are excited and want to see the possibilities. 'Will New Japan join this situation?' I guess there's a lot of want for New Japan to be involved."

Anderson expressed his excitement over the new partnership but said he doesn't know where it's going as of yet.

Kenny Omega is set to appear on the Tuesday episode of IMPACT Wrestling.

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