Rocky Romero Recollects WWE’s Curiosity In Him


New Japan Professional Wrestling mainstay Rocky Romero is the Japanese promotion’s main American liaison and one of many firm’s bookers. One of the vital influential individuals within the professional wrestling enterprise at the moment, he is been fiercely loyal to NJPW, making it his dwelling for many of his profession, and it is paid off. 

In a brand new interview with the “Underneath the Ring” podcast, Romero said that his profession trajectory may have modified if he took a proposal from WWE seven years in the past, forward of the Cruiserweight Traditional match.

“I feel I used to be in between contracts [with NJPW], and we had been renegotiating mine, and WWE was very , they usually wished to supply me the Cruiserweight Traditional,” Romero recalled. 

“After which they wished to supply me a training place. I feel that in the event that they did not provide me the teaching place, they usually simply supplied me the Cruiserweight Traditional, then I in all probability possibly would have waited slightly bit longer to re-sign with New Japan, and I’d have achieved [the tournament]. However them providing me the teaching place made me really feel like they did not need me to wrestle, in order that … I possibly wasn’t gonna go very far within the Cruiserweight [Classic], so I made a decision to not take it, and to re-sign with New Japan,” said Romero.

He added that the final two years have been a few of his finest within the wrestling enterprise, so he feels he made the proper selection. Within the ring, “Azucar” has been primarily representing NJPW in its “NJPW Robust” American arm — which he books — and its worldwide associates, wrestling for AEW, ROH, Influence Wrestling, and CMLL.


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