Before he rose to prominence in New Japan Pro-Wrestling as ‘Rock Hard’ Juice Robinson, the real-life Joseph Ryan Robinson wrestled for four years under the WWE banner as CJ Parker. Portrayed as a hippie and later an eco-warrior, the WWE career of the now-Bullet Club man isn’t best remembered.
He achieved little of note in the company, only holding the FCW Florida Tag Team Championships prior to NXT becoming WWE‘s developmental territory in place of Florida Championship Wrestling. Parker was reported as having requested his release on March 31st 2015, with his departure being made official by April 3rd.
Juice Robinson Doesn’t Believe WWE Is Interested In Him
With Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque having brought back a number of released WWE Superstars, including Juice Robinson‘s Bullet Club partners Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, there’s always the chance that Robinson himself could return. However, he doesn’t appear too eager to head back to the sports entertainment giant.
Speaking exclusively with Inside The Ropes’ own Adam Morrison, Juice revealed how he “doesn’t really care” about the prospect of a WWE return, believing that he doesn’t fit the mould WWE is looking for in current talent:
“You know what they say in wrestling, ‘never say never, hahaha.’ But you know, my life, it seems to be going [in] a different direction now, so I would say…I don’t even think that I would be a person that they are looking to have there, I was already there, it didn’t really work, no problem. I think they’re cool. I don’t really know what they think about me. I don’t really care. And I’m sure they don’t care what I think about them, so it’s all good.”
As CJ Parker, Juice Robinson wrestled his final WWE match during WrestleMania 31 Axxess, teaming with Mike Rawlis – now known as Madcap Moss – in a loss to Adrian Neville and Baron Corbin. He now wrestles predominantly for New Japan Pro-Wrestling and IMPACT Wrestling as a member of Bullet Club.
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