Samoa Joe has been a wildcard in the pro wrestling free agent pool. Joe has been incredibly silent about his plans since being released by WWE. Plenty of rumors have swirled around Joe’s next stop. So far, Joe has put out radio silence.

Ring of Honor announced today that Samoa Joe would be inducted into the ROH Hall of Fame. Joe spent years with the company before going on to smashing success in TNA and WWE. Now Joe finds himself as perhaps the most coveted of the available free agent wrestlers.

Fans have speculated that Joe might be interested in returning to the ring with AEW. Others have guessed that his in-ring career could be over. In a recent Instagram post, Samoa Joe hinted that he’s preparing for the next move.

“Enjoyable week up on the mountain with friends and family. As the pieces are beginning to come together.”


In the photo, Samoa Joe can be seen pondering before a half-built puzzle. Joe appears to be considering his next move. The metaphor has many wrestling fans wondering if he might have something to announce soon.

Samoa Joe became such a fan favorite for a reason. His intensity inside and outside of the ring is second to none. Joe’s methodical approach is reflected in this posting. We’ll have to continue watching as Samoa Joe’s puzzle comes together to see where he’ll wind up next.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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