Posts tagged with "Samoa Joe"

Bret Hart Says Rollins’ Style Could Kill Someone, Criticizes Samoa Joe

Posted by Matt Boone August 24, 2016 11 Comments

Bret Hart makes his most candid comments yet regarding his issue with Seth Rollins’ in-ring style.

Samoa Joe Says He Suffered Dislocated Jaw At NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II

Posted by Matt Boone August 22, 2016 0 Comment

Apparently Samoa Joe had an even worse evening on Saturday than we thought. In addition to losing the NXT Championship to Shinsuke Nakamura in the main event of the NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II live special on the WWE Network, Joe apparently suffered an injury as well. Joe noted via social media on Monday morning that […]

Samoa Joe Still Wants To Face Brock Lesnar, Says He Hopes Orton Loses At SummerSlam

Posted by Eric Lynch August 17, 2016 0 Comment

Samoa Joe still wants a shot at Brock Lesnar in a WWE ring. In a recent interview with Forbes, the NXT Champion explained why he wants Lesnar to defeat Randy Orton at SummerSlam. “For selfish reasons, I’d like to see Brock stand tall until I get my hands on him,” Joe said of Lesnar’s match […]

Samoa Joe Speaks On Keeping His Name & Character In WWE, If Management Trusts Him

Posted by Eric Lynch August 15, 2016 0 Comment

Samoa Joe says he’s enjoying his time in WWE so far. In an interview with Channel Guide Magazine to promote Takeover: Back To Brooklyn, the NXT Champion explained that he had hear “horror stories” about how things are in WWE before he joined the company. Joe began his career in 1999 and didn’t arrive in […]

Samoa Joe On His Role In NXT, WWE Main Roster, Shinsuke Nakamura & More

Posted by Matt Boone August 3, 2016 0 Comment

NXT Champion Samoa Joe recently spoke with NOLA.com to promote this weekend’s NXT live events. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On his role in NXT: “My inclusion in NXT from the start was to spearhead it as a stable brand in the WWE Universe. Me being a designated locker room leader, […]

What You Didn’t See At NXT TakeOver: The End On Wednesday Night

Posted by Matt Boone June 9, 2016 0 Comment

The dark match held prior to the NXT TakeOver: The End live WWE Network special from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on Wednesday evening saw Amber Moon (Athena) beat Peyton Royce in singles action. After the live special went off the air on the WWE Network last night, the fans in attendance at […]

NXT TakeOver Main Event For 6/8, 2 Matches For Next Week’s NXT, More

Posted by Matt Boone May 12, 2016 0 Comment

During this week’s edition of NXT TV on the WWE Network, it was announced that Samoa Joe will be defending his newly won NXT World Championship against former champion Finn Balor at the next NXT TakeOver special on June 8th at Full Sail University. Speaking of Balor, he is featured in the latest NXT Fallout […]

Spoilers: NXT TV Results Through May 18th

Posted by Eric Lynch April 29, 2016 1 Comment

WWE taped several episodes of NXT TV in Winter Park, FL at Full Sail University on Thursday night. Here’s what happened: Airing on May 4th: – NXT Champion Samoa Joe was in the ring to open up the show, when Eric Young made his debut by coming out to challenge Joe to a match. Joe […]

Main Event Announced For Next NXT TakeOver Special Announced

Posted by Eric Lynch April 29, 2016 0 Comment

Find out the main event for the next NXT TakeOver special.

Samoa Joe On Keeping His Name In WWE, Meeting Vince McMahon & More

Posted by Matt Boone April 26, 2016 0 Comment

NXT Champion Samoa Joe recently appeared as a guest on the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast and spoke about his journey in getting to WWE, meeting Vince McMahon and more. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On finally getting to WWE: “I didn’t plan on it, but it was funny, man. It’s a […]

Samoa Joe Speaks On Joining NXT Instead Of Main Roster & Meeting Vince McMahon

Posted by Eric Lynch April 25, 2016 0 Comment

Recently-crowned NXT Champion Samoa Joe says he “never” thought he would end up working with WWE. After beginning his career in 1999 and working for companies like TNA and ROH, Joe signed with the biggest wrestling company in the world in 2015. Joe recently talked to the NotSam.com podcast about joining WWE, and specifically the […]

Samoa Joe On Influencing WWE Signing Of Nakamura, NXT’s Popularity & More

Posted by Matt Boone April 23, 2016 0 Comment

NXT star Samoa Joe recently appeared as a guest on the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast prior to winning the NXT Championship from Finn Balor this week. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On sensing that NXT’s popularity was about to explode prior to joining WWE: “I’ve been fortunate enough that I’m kind […]

Finn Balor Suffers Injury At NXT Live Event In Lowell?

Posted by Matt Boone April 22, 2016 0 Comment

While nothing is confirmed at this point, there are rumors coming out of last night’s NXT live event that claim Finn Balor suffered an injury during his match with Samoa Joe. As noted, Joe beat Balor in Lowell, Mass. on Thursday evening to become the new NXT Champion. However, right before the finish of the […]

Triple H & Others React To Samoa Joe’s Title Victory, Owens Adds To Balor-WWE Speculation

Posted by Eric Lynch April 22, 2016 0 Comment

As noted earlier, Samoa Joe defeated Finn Balor at a live NXT event in Massachusetts on Thursday, ending Balor’s 292-day streak as NXT Champion. Balor appeared to be selling an injury during the match, and more than one live report said it looked like Balor was saying goodbye to the fans as he made his […]

Samoa Joe Beats Finn Balor For NXT Title At Live Event

Posted by Matt Boone April 22, 2016 5 Comments

A new NXT Champion is crowned in Lowell, Mass.