Juice Robinson has revealed his contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is set to expire in February 2022, saying he might navigate the pro wrestling industry as a free agent.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the former IWGP United States Heavyweight champion said his current contract with Japan’s top wrestling promotion will run out in February next year.
“I’ll be a free agent [in] February,” he said. He continued: “It’s a great time in wrestling to show up anywhere, and maybe it’s the right time for me to spread my wings and fly.”
Moreover, he revealed his intent to return to singles action in NJPW ahead of his contract expiration deadline. The 32-year-old said he wants to show fans he can still work as a singles competitor.
“Maybe people forgot I can get it done as a singles guy. But they’re going to remember really quickly when they see me on Saturday. This Saturday is going to be my jumping-off point to show the world what I can do, and that includes being a world champion.
“Now Moose is an incredible athlete and a force of nature. But when he says he’s a wrestling god, he’s downright, vehemently lying. I’m going to show that world that isn’t true.”
Robinson will square off against reigning Impact World Champion Moose at “Battle In The Valley” in San Jose this Saturday (Nov. 13). Check out the promo where the former Impact World Tag Team champion calls out Moose:
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