By TIM FIORVANTI – MAY 4, 2018
For 16 years, Samoa Joe made himself one of the biggest names in the world of professional wrestling without ever setting foot inside a WWE ring. He garnered a level of attention that few outside the company could’ve ever hoped for in the 2000s, and yet, Joe spent two decades having his tremendous matches in TNA and Ring of Honor rather than the WWE.
As time rolled along and opinions and approaches within the WWE changed, Samoa Joe finally got a chance. He still had to fight his way up through NXT and Joe ultimately tore it up there as well, becoming the first-ever two-time NXT champion while building tremendous rivalries with Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura. When he made it to Raw, Samoa Joe immediately got involved with Seth Rollins, and then went on to be involved in two of the best matches Brock Lesnar has had during his current WWE run.
Though injuries and circumstances beyond his control have ultimately kept him off the WrestleMania card over the past two years … Read the Full Story HERE