Samoa Joe speaks with WWE.com about coming to NXT

WWE.com has a new interview up with Samoa Joe about his recent debut for NXT, his independent career in Ring of Honor and more. Joe talked at length about how the deal with WWE took place leading to his debut at NXT Takeover: Unstoppable.

“I’ve had a great career up to this point. I’d pretty much wrestled everywhere in the world. The one place that eluded me was WWE. I had put out feelers to a few friends and confidants in WWE. They did some probing on my behalf. Slowly, but surely, a small glimmer of hope opened up. Talks progressed and the opportunity presented itself.”

You can check out the full interview with Joe at the link below.

WWE.com: Exclusive interview: Samoa Joe on his storied independent career, coming to NXT and his plans for the future