That’s just sad. There are a lot of wrestlers on the WWE roster today and it is easy to forget that some of them are around. At the end of the day, some of them are not going to stand out very well but there are also some who are not going to be able to showcase themselves due to one reason or another. That is the case with one of the more talented people in WWE and it does not seem to be changing anytime soon.

Samoa Joe made his WWE debut back in 2017 after a fairly long and successful career in NXT. He certainly made a big impact and became one of the more interesting stars on the roster, but he never quite made it to the top of the company. After a reign as United States Champion, he began a feud with Seth Rollins but a concussion during a commercial shoot put him out of action. That was around a year ago and now we have an update on his status.

In a new interview with, Samoa Joe confirmed that there is no timetable for his return to the ring. He went on to speak about the care that WWE has been giving him, which has been somewhat slowed by the Coronavirus pandemic. Both he and the company are taking their time to make sure that he is as healthy as possible. Samoa Joe, 41, has not wrestled since the February 10, 2020 Monday Night Raw. He has been doing Monday Night Raw commentary since his injury took place.

Samoa Joe had one heck of a run in WWE and NXT. Check out his time in the ring:

FULL MATCH - Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe – Universal Title Match: WWE Great Balls of Fire 2017

FULL MATCH - AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe - WWE Title Match: WWE Super Show-Down 2018

Samoa Joe explains why he attacked Finn Bálor: WWE NXT, November 11, 2015

Opinion: This is one of the more disappointing things to hear about wrestling as Samoa Joe is one of those wrestlers that I always enjoyed watching. There was a certain realism to him and it was hard to ignore no matter what he was doing. I’m hoping that he can get back in the ring one day because it is always nice to see someone get out of the ring on their own terms. Thankfully he does have another career going for him, but seeing him in the ring one more time would be great.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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