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Samoa Joe Rejects William Regal's GM Proposal in Return to WWE NXT

Two months after being released by WWE, Samoa Joe made his return to NXT on Tuesday night. The Samoan Submission Machine briefly confronted NXT champion Karrion Kross before resisting William Regal's overtures to take over as the promotion's next general manager. WWE @WWE. .@WWEKarrionKross was having a word with @RealKingRegal...
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Samoa Joe stuns NXT Universe with return to black-and-gold brand

Samoa Joe is back in NXT, and he's already making his presence felt. Joe returned to the black-and-gold brand in stunning fashion Tuesday night, interrupting NXT Champion Karrion Kross and William Regal. Kross was ridiculing the NXT General Manager until being confronted by Joe. While the former NXT Champion said...
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Samoa Joe returns to WWE NXT as enforcer authority figure

Samoa Joe has returned to NXT as an enforcer-like authority figure working alongside general manager William Regal. Joe made his return to NXT on tonight's TakeOver: In Your House fallout edition of the show, appearing on WWE television for the first time since being released by the company this April. In storyline, Regal wanted Joe to take over for him as general manager. But Joe declined that offer and said he would instead be happy to work with Regal and ensure that Regal receives the respect that he deserves.
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*Spoiler* Samoa Joe sensationally returns to NXT

In recent weeks there had been a lot of talk about it and in the end, the great return of Samoa Joe came unexpectedly, already in this night's episode of NXT, which aired as usual on USA Network. As we widely saw in the finale of NXT TakeOver: In Your House, which aired on Sunday night, the company's ppv ended with William Regal, historic General Manager of NXT, who concluded in front of the show's cameras, with a face visibly suffering and in tears, saying that it was time to make drastic changes in that of NXT, because by now the situation had degenerated.
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Samoa Joe Makes a SHOCKING Return to NXT to Aid Regal

When Karrion Kross interrupted William Regal's important announcement, the entire NXT Universe was shocked to see Samoa Joe return to where it all began. With a few adjustments to the verbal contract, Regal and Joe solidified Joe's new role as the Enforcer of NXT. Appearing:. Tags: WWE, WWE NXT, WWE...
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Samoa Joe Reportedly Accepts NXT Position

When WWE made their multitude of releases from the roster earlier this year, fans were shocked at many of the names leaving the company, and Samoa Joe was at the top of that list. Not only was he an immense talent in the ring before an injury sidelined him, but in the time after he had excelled on the commentary desk as well. That's also why fans were excited when the rumors started that NXT was interested in bringing Samoa Joe in, and according to a new report by Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio, it appears he has accepted that offer. Now, Meltzer also noted that the position he accepted is for a non-wrestling role in the company, which might just be perfect timing after what happened on TakeOver.
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Samoa Joe – WWE Performance Center News

Samoa Joe was reportedly at the WWE Performance Center this week. As noted earlier at this link, it was revealed on Friday that WWE NXT officials want to bring Joe back to the brand as an in-ring competitor. Joe had been working the RAW announce team for several months and was released from his WWE contract in mid-April along with other budget cuts, but lately there has been a push to bring Joe back to the company, to wrestle for NXT.
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Chris Jericho On If AEW Should Sign Samoa Joe

A few weeks ago WWE released a total of 10 talents, and many people were surprised to see that Samoa Joe had been let go. Joe has been in the business for a long time, and he certainly has his fair share of fans who are waiting to see where he will go next.
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Josh Alexander Wants To Honor The Legacy Of X-Division Greats Like Samoa Joe With His Title Reign

Josh Alexander draws inspiration from Samoa Joe and his iconic run as TNA X-Division Championship. Last night at IMPACT Rebellion, Josh Alexander captured his first singles championship in a major promotion when he defeated Ace Austin and TJP in a triple threat match. Now, he is reflecting on one of the most legendary matches in the history of IMPACT Wrestling's precursor, TNA Wrestling as he looks to draw inspiration for his upcoming championship reign.
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Samoa Joe responds to his WWE release

In the last few minutes, a new earthquake has literally shocked the WWE environments, within its roster, its backstage and also and above all within its WWE Universe, with a wave of layoffs that came as a surprise, on the same day. last year, in which hundreds of employees were...
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WInc Daily: WWE Releases Samoa Joe And Nine Other Superstars (Feat. Jimmy Korderas)

Wrestling Inc. Managing Editor Nick Hausman is back to host the latest episode of The Wrestling Inc. Daily podcast! The Wrestling Inc Daily is released Monday-Friday afternoon on all major podcast platforms. Click HERE to subscribe on iTunes. Today’s episode features:. Kevin Kellam joining Nick to talk all the pro...
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WWE Releases 2021: Superstars Samoa Joe, Billie Kay, Mickie James and More Released

In a shocking move Thursday afternoon, the WWE has released Samoa Joe, Wesley Blake, Billie Kay, Mickie James, and a number of other superstars from its roster. According to Pro Wrestling Sheet and an announcement via WWE's Twitter, the company revealed the firings in a statement issued on Thursday. The statement also announced that Chelsea Green, Tucker, Kalisto, Bo Dallas and Peyton Royce have been released as well.
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Samoa Joe And CM Punk React After Joe’s WWE Release

Former WWE Superstars CM Punk and Samoa Joe had a brief Twitter exchange today after Joe’s departure was announced. As noted before at this link, WWE announced 9 departures this afternoon – Joe, Mickie James, Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Bo Dallas, Wesley Blake, Kalisto, Tucker and Chelsea Green. Punk tweeted Joe immediately after his departure was announced, attaching the “F*** your couch!” GIF of Dave Chappelle, as Rick James, on a couch during a Chappelle Show skit.
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Samoa Joe Released By WWE

Samoa Joe has been cut by WWE. Samoa Joe has been let go by WWE as of Thursday, April 15, 2021. Joe entered WWE in 2015 as part of NXT and transitioned to Raw in 2015. In recent months, Joe recently transitioned over to Monday Night Raw commentary and even called the most recent WrestleMania event before being transitioned out of the role on Monday night.
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(Updated) Samoa Joe among another wave of WWE talent cuts

WWE announced the releases of Samoa Joe, Chelsea Green, Tucker, Kalisto, Bo Dallas, and Wesley Blake on Thursday. Read the official announcement at WWE.com. Powell’s POV: Samoa Joe is the most shocking of the cuts. He had been working as a color commentator on Raw as of last week, and I was hopeful that he was going to be medically cleared when they announced broadcast team changes and listed him as a member of the roster. In case you missed it, they previously announced the cuts of Mickie James and Billie Kay.
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Adnan Virk Joins WWE Raw Commentary Team, Corey Graves Replaces Samoa Joe

The WWE Raw commentary team is undergoing some changes. WWE announced that former ESPN host Adnan Virk will replace Tom Phillips as the lead play-by-play announcer on WWE Raw. Phillips will now be the new host of 205 Live and oversee special projects for WWE’s programming on Peacock and at the WWE Performance Center.
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Samoa Joe Says A WWE World Championship Is Still His Goal

Even though Samoa Joe doesn't have a definitive return date, he is ready to capture a WWE World Championship before he calls it quits for good. Samoa Joe has been one of the most revered in-ring performers of the last 20 years. His early run with the Ring of Honor World Championship helped further put that company on the map and his TNA Wrestling World Championship when over Kurt Angle at Lockdown in 2008 helped establish him as a main event player and pushed him towards main event matches against competitors such as Sting and Booker T.