Juice Robinson shocked the world when he became the newest member of Bullet Club, joining the faction on May 1st at NJPW Wrestling Dontaku. Having previously stated how he was leaving New Japan Pro-Wrestling and seemingly the wrestling business as a whole, Robinson turned on FinJuice partner David Finlay upon joining ‘The Biz Cliz’.
He’s already found tremendous success since donning the Bullet Club colours, picking up a third IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship. Alongside an AEW debut and return to IMPACT Wrestling, ‘Rock Hard’ is also preparing to wrestle the legendary Kazuchika Okada in tag team action at NJPW Rumble on 44th Street.
Juice Robinson Dismisses Comparisons Between Bullet Club And The nWo
Speaking exclusively to Inside The Ropes’ own Adam Morrison ahead of the aforementioned tag team outing, Juice Robinson brought up the comparisons made by fans between Bullet Club and The nWo, believing that they’re unnecessary due to BC drastically outliving the latter:
“I would say merchandise sales [led to Bullet Club’s success], I would say t-shirt sales, in Japan especially. Also, I would say it’s a team, you have a lot of teams in Japan, a lot of factions. So there’s a big spot open for a Gaijin team, and Bullet Club sells a lot of t-shirts, and it has since, when did it start? 2013, right? You know, it’s just a team, it’s a brand so the players change, but the vibe kind of stays, got different guys [to] bring different fields, guys come and go, they come again, they go again.
It’s, I think it’s kind of cool, I hear a lot of people compare it to The nWo, I don’t really think that. It’s already been around a lot longer than that and when you’re part of it, it’s like, it doesn’t…it’s not really like that. It’s more of just a brand that sells merchandise, we use it to form a team to beat up shitty babyfaces and unite over that. And it’s fun.”
Juice Robinson recently debuted for All Elite Wrestling vs. Jon Moxley, revealing how a New Japan rep helped set the match up.
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