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Samoa Joe Set For Return | Wrestling News Update, March 25 2020

With news on Samoa Joe’s return, Matty Deller brings you the Wrestling News Update.

SAMOA JOE SET TO RETURN TO WWE THIS WEEK

Samoa Joe is now eligible to return to action for WWE, due to the term of his Wellness suspension.

WWE announced back on February 25th that Joe had been suspended for 30 days due to his first violation of the WWE Wellness Policy, with the suspension went into effect on Monday, February 24th. There’s no word yet on if Joe will be brought back to work this week for the WrestleMania 36 tapings, which are scheduled to run today and tomorrow in the Orlando area, but he is eligible to perform. But he will be eligible to perform going forward.

However, whilst Samoa Joe is able to return now that his suspension is over, there’s still no confirmation that he’s been medically cleared to compete. Joe suffered a reported concussion from taking a bad table dump during a WWE commercial shoot in early February, which would have been his second concussion in a month.

TWO MATCHES AND ADAM COLE SEGMENT SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT’S NXT

WWE has confirmed two more matches and a segment for this weeks episode of WWE NXT. Matt Riddle vs. Roderick Strong and Tyler Breeze vs. Austin Theory will take place on tonight’s episode as well as Adam Col sharing a “special message”.

Candice LeRae vs. Kayden Carter and Xia Li vs. Aliyah will also air on NXT this week, with the winners qualifying for the number one contender’s ladder match as well as Triple H talking to Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano following their Performance Centre brawl.

BRODIE LEE TO MAKE AEW IN-RING DEBUT

Brodie Lee is set to make his AEW in-ring debut tonight on the latest episode of Dynamite.

After being revealed as The Exalted One last Wednesday, AEW have shown in an advertisement that Lee will wrestle for the first time for All Elite Wrestling.

Also on tonight’s show, Chris Jericho and Matt Hardy will have a confrontation on tonight’s Dynamite. Kenny Omega will defend his AAA Mega Championship against Sammy Guevara, and Cody will take on Jimmy Havoc. 

TNA WRESTLING RETURNING TO UK TV

Impact Wrestling announces a special one-hour return of TNA. Click here for the full story.

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