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Juice Robinson, Rocky Romero sign multi-year deals with NJPW

Two members of the New Japan Pro Wrestling roster have re-signed with the company on multi-year deals.

On an episode of Wrestling Observer Radio that was released overnight, Dave Meltzer reported that Juice Robinson has signed a three-year deal with NJPW. Meltzer noted that WWE was interested in Robinson, but there was no talking between the two sides. Meltzer also said that All Elite Wrestling "obviously wanted' Robinson.

Robinson won the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship by defeating Cody Rhodes at Wrestle Kingdom 13. This is Robinson's second reign with the title. He won it from Jay White at last July's G1 Special in San Francisco, lost it to Cody at Fighting Spirit Unleashed in September, and won it back at Wrestle Kingdom on January 4.

Robinson joined NJPW in 2015 after requesting his release from WWE/NXT.

Rocky Romero also announced via Twitter on Monday that he's come to terms with NJPW on a multi-year deal: "Happy to say I came to terms with @njpw1972 for a multi-year deal. RoppongiLights,RoppongiVice #RPG3k #CelebrateProWrestling"