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Samoa Joe Explains Why He Is Relinquishing The NXT Championship

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• Samoa Joe Explains Why He Is Relinquishing The NXT Championship

Samoa Joe posted a video where he announced that he is relinquishing the NXT Championship.

Here’s Joe explanation:

“Recently WWE medical has informed me that due to certain injuries, they’d like to have me step away from the ring for a brief, but indeterminate amount of time.

I realize this week we are on the cusp of a new NXT, we are on the brink of a new era in our history, and that era deserves a fighting champion. That’s why it makes a difficult decision very easy to make. Effective immediately, I relinquish the NXT championship.

Best of luck to those who will vie for it. My sincerest condolences to whoever wins, because I will be along shortly to recollect what is mine.”

Joe’s 3rd NXT Title reign lasted for 21 days. He won the Title by defeated Karrion Kross at NXT TakeOver 36.

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (September 12, 1987) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California and included matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1987’ PPV.

Here is the match-card:

1. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Nikolai Volkoff

2. The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers & Koko B. Ware vs. Billy Anderson, Leroy Malion & Mike Starr

3. Rick Rude vs. Jerry Monti

4. The Honky Tonk Man vs. Steve Gatorwolf

5. Butch Reed vs. Sivi Afi

6. Strike Force vs. The Shadows

        
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