Real name: Joe Seannoa
Weight: 280 lbs.
Date of birth: March 17, 1979
Hometown: Orange County, CA
Pro debut: December 1999
Trained by: Cincinnati Red & Johnny Hemp
Finishing move: Coquina Clutch
– Samoa Joe defeated Christopher Daniels on March 14, 2001 in Santa Ana, CA to capture the UPW (Ultimate Pro Wrestling) title.
– Samoa Joe successfully defended the UPW title against Tommy Dreamer on April 25, 2001.
– On March 22, 2003, Samoa Joe defeated Xavier in Philadelphia, PA to claim the Ring of Honor title.
– On June 14, 2005, Joe signed with TNA.
– At the TNA 2005 Slammiversary PPV, Samoa Joe defeated Sonjay Dutt in his TNA debut.
– At the 2005 No Surrender PPV, Samoa Joe defeated Chris Sabin.
– Samoa Joe defeated AJ Styles at the 2005 Sacrifice PPV to win the Super X Cup trophey.
– At TNA’s Bound for Glory PPV, Samoa Joe defeated Jushin “Thunder” Liger.
– Samoa Joe, Christopher Daniels, Alex Shelley, and Roderick Strong defeated Austin Aries, Sonjay Dutt, Matt Bentley and Chris Sabin in an elimination match at Genesis ’05.
– At Turning Point ’05, Samoa Joe defeated AJ Styles to capture the X-division title in Orlando, FL.
– Samoa Joe defeated Christopher Daniels at the 2006 Final Resolution PPV when AJ Styles threw in the towel to stop the match.
– At Against All Odds ’06, Samoa Joe defeated Daniels and Styles in a three way match to retain the X division title.
– At the April 10, 2006 Impact taping in Orlando, FL, Samoa Joe defeated Daniels to regain the x division title.
– Samoa Joe defeated Sabu at the 2006 Lockdown PPV to retain the X-division title.
– At Sacrifice ’06, Samoa Joe and Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner.
– At Slammiversary ’06, Samoa Joe defeated Scott Steiner.
– Samoa Joe defeated Monty Brown and Rhino at Hard Justice ’06 in a “fall count anywhere” match.
– On September 3, 2006 in Ocala, FL, Samoa Joe defeated Dory Funk Jr. in a “lumberjack” match.
– Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Jarrett at the 2006 No Surrender PPV in a “fans revenge (non-title)” match.
– At Bound for Glory ’06, Samoa Joe won the Monster’s Ball Match over Raven, Abyss and Brother Runt with Jake “The Snake” Roberts as the special guest enforcer.
– Samoa Joe forced Kurt Angle to tap out at Turning Point ’06 in the re-match from Genesis ’06.
– At Lockdown ’07, Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Sting, Rhino, Samoa Joe, and Jeff Jarrett) defeated Team Cage (Christian Cage, Scott Steiner, Abyss, Tomko, and AJ Styles) in a lethal lockdown cage match.
– Samoa Joe defeated AJ Styles at Sacrifice ’07.
– At the June 19, 2007 Impact tapings in Orlando, FL, Samoa Joe defeated Chris Sabin and Jay Lethal in a 3-way to win the X-division Title.
– At Bound for Glory ’07, Samoa Joe defeated Christian Cage. Matt Morgan served as the Special Guest Enforcer.
– Samoa Joe defeated Robert Roode at Genesis ’07.
– At Destination X ’08, Samoa Joe, Kevin Nash, and Christian Cage defeated The Angle Alliance (Kurt Angle, A.J. Styles and Tomko).
– Samoa Joe defeated Kurt Angle in a “cage” match at Lockdown ’08 in Lowell, MA to capture the TNA World Heavyweight title.
– At Sacrifice ’08, Joe defeated Scott Steiner and Kaz (subbing for Kurt Angle) to retain the TNA title.
– Samoa Joe defeated Robert Roode, Booker T, Christian Cage, and Rhino in a “King of the Mountain” match to retain the TNA title.
– At Hard Justice ’08, Samoa Joe defeated Booker T to retain the TNA title.
– At No Surrender ’08, Samoa Joe remained TNA champion by beating Kurt Angle and Christian Cage.
– At Lockdown ’09, Team Jarrett (Jarrett, Samoa Joe, AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels) defeated Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Booker T, Kevin Nash, and Scott Steiner) in a lethal lockdown cage match.
– Samoa Joe defeated Kevin Nash at the 2009 Sacrifice PPV.
– At Victory Road ’09, Joe defeated Sting. Taz debuted as his secret adviser.
– At Hard Justice ’09, Joe (with Taz) defeated Homicide to win the X Division title.
– At Against All Odds ’12, Joe and Magnus defeated Crimson and Matt Morgan in Orlando, FL to capture the TNA Tag Team titles.
– On July 22, 2012, Magnus and Samoa Joe defeated Akitoshi Saito & Jun Akiyama in Tokyo, Japan to capture the GHC (Global Honored Crown) Tag Team championship.
– On the September 27, 2012 episode of Impact Wrestling, Joe defeated Mr. Anderson to win the vacant TNA Television Championship, making him TNA’s third Grand Slam Champion.
– On October 4, 2012, Joe defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the TNA Television Title.
– At Bound For Glory ’12, Joe defeated Magnus to retain the TNA Television Title.
– At Turning Point ’12, Joe defeated Magnus in a No-DQ Match to retain the TNA Television Title.
– At Joker’s Wild ’13, Samoe Joe & Christopher Daniels defeated Chavo Guerrero & Rob Van Dam, but lost out to James Storm in the final gauntlet
– At Lockdown ’13, Team TNA (Sting, Samoa Joe, James Storm, Magnus & Eric Young) defeated Aces & Eights (Devon, Mr Anderson, DOC, Knox & Garett Bischoff) in a Lethal Lockdown Match.
– At One Night Only: Tournament of Champions ’13, Joe defeated Jeff Hardy & Austin Aries to reach the final, but lost to Bobby Roode
– At Slammiversary XI, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe & Magnus defeated Aces & Eights (Mr Anderson, Garett Bischoff & Wes Brisco).
– At One Night Only: Hardcore Justice, Team Angle (Kurt Angle, James Storm, Samoa Joe & Abyss) defeated Team Roode (Bobby Roode, Magnus, Robbie E & Jessie Godderz) in a Lethal Lockdown Match.
– At One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 2, Joe & Bad Bones defeated Christopher Daniels & Robbie E, but lost out to Ethan Carter III in the final gauntlet.
– On June 26, 2014, Joe defeated Low Ki & Sanada to win the vacant TNA X-Division Title.
– On August 5, 2014, Joe defeated Low Ki to retain the TNA X-Division Title.
– At No Surrender ’14, Joe defeated Homicide to retain the TNA X-Division Title.
– At Turning Point ’14, Joe defeated Kenny King.
– On September 16, 2014, Joe defeated Austin Aries to retain the TNA X-Division Title.
– At Bound For Glory ’14, Joe defeated Kaz Hayashi & Low Ki to retain the TNA X-Division Title.
– In early 2015, Joe joined MVP’s Beat Down Clan stable
– In February 2015, Joe and TNA parted ways.
– Samoa Joe debuted in NXT in May 2015.
– At Takeover: Brooklyn, Joe defeated Baron Corbin
– At Takeover: Respect, Joe teamed with Finn Balor to win the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, defeating Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder and Baron Corbin & Rhyno
– In November 2015, Joe attacked Finn Balor to turn heel for the first time in his NXT run
– On April 21, 2016, at an NXT live event, Joe defeated Balor to win the NXT Title
– At Takeover: The End, Joe defeated Balor in a Cage Match to retain the NXT Title
– At Takeover: Toronto, Joe defeated Shinsuke Nakamura to regain the NXT Title
– Joe made his main roster debut on the January 30, 2017 episode of Raw, attacking (and unintentionally injuring) Seth Rollins
– At Fastlane ’17, Joe defeated Sami Zayn
– At Extreme Rules ’17, Joe defeated Finn Balor, Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns in an Extreme Rules 5-Way Match
– At Survivor Series ’17, Team Raw (Kurt Angle, Triple H, Braun Strowman, Finn Balor & Samoa Joe) defeated Team Smackdown (Shane McMahon, Randy Orton, John Cena, Shinsuke Nakamura & Bobby Roode) in an Elimination Match
– In January 2018, Joe would suffer a foot injury that kept him out of action until the Raw following WrestleMania
– In the 2018 Superstar Shakeup, Joe moved to Smackdown
– At Summerslam ’18, Joe defeated WWE Champion AJ Styles by DQ
– On March 5, 2019, Joe defeated R-Truth, Rey Mysterio & Andrade to win the WWE United States Title
– At Fastlane ’19, Joe defeated R-Truth, Rey Mysterio & Andrade to retain the WWE United States Title
– At WrestleMania 35, Joe defeated Rey Mysterio in under a minute to retain the WWE United States Title
– In the 2019 Superstar Shakeup, Joe was drafted to Raw, taking the WWE United States Title with him
– Joe picked up an injury in February 2020 and was out of action for 18 months
– In his return match, Joe defeated Karrion Kross at NXT Takeover 36 to win the NXT Title, but would hold it for only three weeks before it was vacated in the wake of the NXT rebrand
– Samoa Joe was released by WWE in January 2022
– Samoa Joe was announced for the Ring of Honor Hall Of Fame in February 2022
– Samoa Joe returned to ROH at Supercard of Honor XV, after signing an All Elite Wrestling contract
– Joe wrestled his AEW debut match on the April 6 episode of Dynamite, defeating Max Caster
– On the April 13 Dynamite, Joe defeated Minoru Suzuki to win the ROH Television Title
– On the April 27 Rampage, Joe defeated Trent Beretta to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Death Before Dishonor 2022, Joe defeated Jay Lethal to retain the ROH Television Title
– On the September 14 Rampage, Joe defeated Josh Woods to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Grand Slam 2022, Joe & Wardlow defeated Josh Woods & Tony Nese
– On the November 2 Dynamite, Joe defeated Brian Cage to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Full Gear 2022, Joe defeated Powerhouse Hobbs & Wardlow to win the TNT Title
– On the November 30 episode of Dynamite, Joe defeated AR Fox to retain the TNT Title
– On the December 7 Dynamite, Joe defeated Darby Allin to retain the TNT Title
– At Final Battle 2022, Joe defeated Juice Robinson to retain the ROH Television Title
– At New Year’s Smash 2022, Joe defeated Wardlow to retain the TNT Title
– On the February 1, 2023 episode of Dynamite, Joe defeated Darby Allin in a No Holds Barred Match to regain the TNT Title
– On the March 9 episode of ROH on HonorClub, Joe defeated Tony Deppen to retain the ROH Television Title
– On the March 23 episode, Joe defeated Cheeseburger to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Supercard of Honor 2023, Joe defeated Mark Briscoe to retain the ROH Television Title
– On April 12, Joe defeated Colt Cabana to retain the ROH Television Title
– On April 26, Joe defeated Christopher Daniels to retain the ROH Television Title
– On May 6, Joe defeated Blake Christian to retain the ROH Television Title
– On June 4, Joe defeated Matt Sydal to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Death Before Dishonor 2023, Joe defeated Dalton Castle to retain the ROH Television Title
– At All Out 2023, Joe defeated Shane Taylor to retain the ROH Television Title