More Info

Samoa Joe Set Up Perfectly to Defeat Brock Lesnar, Win WWE Universal Title

Eat. Sleep. Coquina Clutch. Repeat.

The build up has been fantastic, now WWE just has to finish what's been an amazing push for Samoa Joe by allowing Brock Lesnar to lose the Universal Title. Since joining RAW, Samoa Joe has worked his tail off and now he's being rewarded. Brock Lesnar has been a completely absent champ and hasn't helped WWE in trying to build a championship they created out of thin air. The championship has received little traction in just under a year since its creation and that's mostly due to Finn Balor dropping it one day after earning it and an over-the-hill wrestler like Goldberg holding the belt.

Now, WWE has a golden opportunity to add some ruthless aggression to the belt.

Joe's debut on RAW came when he attacked Seth Rollins and it seemed he was being leaned on as the next heel of The Authority. However, he's shied away from that affiliation a bit now just relying on his mad dog attacks of any and all wrestlers. This is something that goes back (just speaking in WWE terms) to his NXT days when he was beating the breaks off of any wrestler that stepped in the ring as he attempted to earn his title back from Shinsuke Nakamura. His patented "Regal" yells were something fans not only enjoyed, but waited for as he killed promo after promo on his way to facing The King of Strong Style.

Fast forward to now, Joe won a fatal five-way to become the No. 1 contender and has excelled in his pursuit of the championship. Monday, his side-by-side screen interview with Lesnar (something I absolutely despise) turned into pure gold when he hunted Lesnar down only to be restrained by a ton of refs. Joe's always been a competitor that thrived on an overbearing and unrelenting charge and that's a style the belt needs. Lesnar hasn't done anything as he's only appeared a handful of times in the three months since winning the belt.

With Joe's buzz and the fans enjoyment of his antics, it makes perfect sense to set Joe up as the champion and move the belt on to a full-time wrestler. If WWE doesn't allow the belt to change hands, even if they plan to let Joe win in a rematch, it would be a mistake. Samoa Joe is ready to be champ and it's what needs to be done.

Featured Image: 2016/17 Topps Now WWE #71

2018 TOPPS WWE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA TRADING CARDS HOBBY SEALED BOX IN STOCK
2018 TOPPS WWE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA TRADING CARDS HOBBY SEALED BOX IN STOCK
$62.99
Time Remaining: 20d 9h 35m
Buy It Now for only: $62.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
WWE Slam Card Trader Complete Account All Inserts Signature Relics
WWE Slam Card Trader Complete Account All Inserts Signature Relics
$150.00 (42 Bids)
Time Remaining: 9h 4m
Bid now | Add to watch list
WWE Topps Gold 2017 Undertaker Auto Autograph Card 09 10 Rare
WWE Topps Gold 2017 Undertaker Auto Autograph Card 09 10 Rare
$194.00 (9 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3d 19h 20m
Bid now | Add to watch list
2018 topps wwe road to wrestlemania alexa bliss gold kiss card numbered 1 10
2018 topps wwe road to wrestlemania alexa bliss gold kiss card numbered 1 10
$87.00 (10 Bids)
Time Remaining: 6d 6h 53m
Bid now | Add to watch list
2017 TOPPS WWE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA ALEXA BLISS KISS CARD 99
2017 TOPPS WWE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA ALEXA BLISS KISS CARD 99
$51.00 (18 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 13h 35m
Bid now | Add to watch list
WWE 2017 Topps Auto Autograph Goldberg Jericho  Foley Cards Rare Gold
WWE 2017 Topps Auto Autograph Goldberg Jericho Foley Cards Rare Gold
$61.00 (3 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3d 18h 18m
Bid now | Add to watch list
2017 TOPPS WWE LEGENDS GOLDBERG AUTO 47 99
2017 TOPPS WWE LEGENDS GOLDBERG AUTO 47 99
$51.00 (15 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2d 11h 30m
Bid now | Add to watch list
2017 TOPPS WWE LEGENDS AUTOGRAPH UNDERTAKER 06 25 Blue signed
2017 TOPPS WWE LEGENDS AUTOGRAPH UNDERTAKER 06 25 Blue signed
$150.00 (36 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3d 9h 26m
Bid now | Add to watch list

« Previous1234

Have your say!

0 0

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Lost Password

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.