Rohit to NJPW STRONG could be a possibility in the future.
Rohit Raju was a mainstay in IMPACT Wrestling for a few where he eventually won the X-Division Championship in 2020. Rohit continued to compete for IMPACT until his contract expired in January 2022. But, he recently wrestled for the company; he faced Jack Price and Ace Austin at an Ultimate Championship Wrestling show, and the match aired as an IMPACT Digital Exclusive. Rohit recently say down for an interview with Sean Ross Sapp where he was asked about the match, where he says he had no idea it was for IMPACT. Despite not currently working for the company, he says it will always be home.
No, I had no idea it was for IMPACT. I did a show in Bay City. It was against Ace Austin and Jack Price, two guys that are with IMPACT. Next thing I knew it was on there and I was like, ‘Oh, that’s really cool.’ I thought the coolest thing was the fan response. Those IMPACT fans, I get tagged every week. ‘When are we bringing back Rohit?’ ‘When are you coming back?’ Stuff like that. You never know. You never know what’s gonna happen. I’ve been reaching out to several companies. So we’ll see what happens. There’s a couple places I’d like to hit, but I love IMPACT. It will always be home for me. You never know what will happen,– Rohit Raju via Fightful
Since leaving IMPACT, Rohit has wrestled around and even appeared on AEW Dark multiple times. He also worked with Rocky Romero on Glory Pro, which he enjoyed.
I just wanted to bet on myself for a little bit. I’ve had some really fun success at AEW. I loved that experience. Maybe I’ll show back up there. I got a chance to work with Rocky Romero recently as a second time, it was at Glory Pro. If you get a chance, go watch that show. Man, that match, it was so much fun working with Rocky. He’s such a good dude. I’ve been name dropping this whole time like an idiot,– Rohit Raju via Fightful
Rohit went on to state that he’d love to wrestle Rocky again under the NJPW STRONG banner. he also says a main goal is to get back to AEW.
He is the forbidden door. He knows I want round three. New Japan Strong. That’s what I want. That’s a place I want to go. Jake Something’s been killing it there. He recently got a chance to work with Shingo—awesome. That’s where I want to go. I know there’s a lot of guys there that I know and I would love to put my toe in that water. That’s my next goal is to get back to AEW, do some stuff. Who knows, maybe IMPACT? But I would love to work with New Japan Strong as well,– Rohit Raju
Rohit Raju continues to wrestle across the states on the independent scene.
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