AEW Officially Signs Ex-WWE & NJPW Star

Tony Khan wasted no time in booking this wrestler in a title match at ROH Final Battle 2022.

Juice Robinson AEW Rampage
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AEW officially confirmed that former WWE and New Japan man Juice Robinson has inked a deal with the company during Friday's episode of Rampage.

Apparently, Robinson and Tony Khan agreed terms a few weeks ago, but All Elite wanted to wait until now to get things moving onscreen. During Rampage, Juice fired out a challenge to dual AEW TNT and ROH TV Champion Samoa Joe - he'll wrestle Joe for that latter belt on the upcoming ROH Final Battle 2022 pay-per-view come 10 December.

That match has now been announced and locked in for the card.

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AEW attempted to appease both casual and hardcore viewers who happened to be tuning in on Friday. Robinson introduced himself, said he'd done a lot of great work in Japan, and revealed that winning the ROH TV strap was his first step to domination on the North American side.

It was a quick, slick promo that did the business, but more will be needed if Khan hopes to make Juice a key part of his stacked roster.

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The AEW TNT belt reportedly won't be up for grabs at Final Battle.

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