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 […]
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 […]
Find out the main event for the next NXT TakeOver special.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A new NXT Champion is crowned in Lowell, Mass.
Samoa Joe spoke with Brian Fritz of The Orlando Sentinel while in Dallas for WrestleMania 32 week about his experience at “The Granddaddy of Them All.” Joe was asked during the interview, which you can watch above, whether or not he lost his passion for wrestling prior to signing with NXT. Joe replied, It’s funny, […]
– There was a change of plans for last night’s main event at NXT Takeover: Dallas. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that Samoa Joe was originally written to win the NXT Title from Finn Balor, but WWE officials changed their mind. Joe is set to make his debut on the WWE main […]
Watch as Finn Balor leads a birthday celebration for Samoa Joe at a NXT event.
– ESPN News will be airing the NXT documentary that premiered in 2015 on Friday night at 7pm and Saturday night at 11pm. – WWE announced NXT live events for 4/21 in Lowell, MA at the Memorial Auditorium, 4/22 in Kingston, RI at the Ryan Center and 4/23 in Poughkeepsie at the Mid Hudson Civic […]
WWE has flirted with the idea of having Samoa Joe debut on the main roster after WrestleMania 32 in April, with talk of having him make his first appearance on the RAW that takes place the night after WrestleMania. However, due to the way tonight’s NXT tapings played out, it appears they will be going […]
– Samoa Joe posted the following on Twitter after AJ Styles’ debut in the 30-man Royal Rumble match in Orlando, Florida on Sunday evening. The pieces are now all in proximity & on the correct playing surface. I warned you it was all changing, buckle up and get ready #2016 — Samoa Joe (@SamoaJoe) January […]