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Rocky Romero signs 2 year deal with New Japan

Rocky Romero, who was among those who has been talked about as leaving New Japan for WWE, has signed a new deal with New Japan.

Romero had been in talks with  WWE about a job as a "player/coach" in NXT, and told a number of people today he had decided to stay put for at least two more years.

Romero has been working for New Japan since 2002 as a regular in the junior heavyweight division.

After Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Shinsuke Nakamura and A.J. Styles all gave notice on Monday, there had been speculation that Romero, Bad Luck Fale and Tama Tonga could follow suit.

Romero is mainly part of a tag team, Roppongi Vice, with Trent Baretta, working for both New Japan and Ring of Honor.