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Samoa Joe Earmarked for WWE Main Roster, Finn Balor Not

The WWE main-roster is due to get a big addition after WrestleMania 32. A new report suggests that the WWE will fill the talent void with one of the most popular stars of NXT while leaving another star behind to be the face of the brand. Dave Meltzer has a brand new report on a recent podcast about future WWE talent plans. According to Meltzer, NXT standout Samoa...
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WWE NXT Results and January 27 Recap

WWE NXT kicks off with the American Alpha heading to the ring for a matchup. This week is the triple threat number one contender’s match between Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin. American Alpha vs Blake and Murphy Jordan starts the match against Murphy. Murphy attempts to sweep Jordan’s leg out while holding the other up, but Jordan counters it and plants Murphy. Gable comes...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Highlights: Finn Balor, Samoa Joe Battle In Championship Match (Video)

Finn Balor and Samoa Joe took over London with the rest of their WWE NXT counterparts, and the championship match didn’t disappoint. NXT’s Demon Within was pushed to his absolute limits Wednesday by the Samoan Submission Machine. For more highlights and full results, check out the link below. Click for full NXT Takeover London results >> Thumbnail photo via Twitter/...
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Finn Balor defeats Samoa Joe to retain NXT Championship

In one of the most highly anticipated matches of the year, NXT Champion Finn Balor retained his belt by pinning the dangerous Samoa Joe at NXT Takeover: London. In terms of match quality, it was everything we could have asked for. Balor started by mounting some offense on Joe, including some Flair chops and a running drop kick into the steel steps, but then Joe’s aggressive nature...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Results and December 9 Recap

WWE NXT kicks off with the number one contenders to the NXT Tag Team Championships, Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady. This isn’t the usual entrance though. There is no running from Enzo, and none of them have a microphone. They are walking to the ring with a purpose. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady vs Corey Hollis and John Skyler Cass opens up with an aggressive offense, pummeling his...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wrestling Fix: Finn Balor teams with Samoa Joe, King Barrett written off WWE, Tough Enough winners and more

Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. WWEWith Spandex pulls out four fascinating highlights from Shawn Michaels’ autobiography. [With Spandex] SmackDown spoilers are here. [Cageside Seats] What’s up with Adam Rose and Jack...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NXT episode 283 musings: Joe vs Owens

If you are looking for a hold by hold re-cap, this isn’t it. Here’s how it works, I watch wrestling and record my thoughts, good or bad. I might not even get to who won the match or how but I will try. If you want to get caught up on NXT before reading, check out last weeks episode here. Colin Cassady/Enzo Amore/Carmella vs Wesley Blake/Buddy Murphy/Alexa Bliss This was a fun...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Samoa Joe crushes in NXT debut, set to take on KO next week

Samoa Joe made quick work of resident NXT tomato can Scott Dawson in his debut match for the promotion which aired earlier tonight on he WWE Network. Much to the chagrin of current NXT champion Kevin Owens, Joe will get his opportunity to take on the champ on next week’s episode. Check out the video below for highlights of Samoa Joe’s match and his exchange with Owens. images via WWENXT
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Samoa Joe Signs Full-Time WWE Deal

It only took a decade to get him there but Samoa Joe is now officially a WWE superstar. Numerous reports that the former TNA and ROH champion has signed a contract, making fans giddy with anticipation of WWE future.
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Samoa Joe signs full-time deal with WWE

News broke Monday night during Raw that Samoa Joe has signed a full-time deal with WWE. The Pro Wrestling Torch first reported Joe’s full-time deal with WWE, noting that both Triple H and Vince McMahon were impressed by the Samoan Submission Machine’s “off-the-charts” merchandise sales and work at the last set of NXT TV tapings. It’s unclear whether Joe will continue to...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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