MJF defended his AEW World Title at Worlds End but ultimately lost it to Samoa Joe. While MJF had been battling injuries leading up to the event, it’s important to note that his injuries did not play a role in the title changing hands.

In the main event of AEW Worlds End, MJF faced off against Samoa Joe for the AEW World Championship. Despite MJF’s valiant efforts, which included hitting an F5 on Joe, he couldn’t withstand Joe’s relentless offense. Samoa Joe emerged victorious, becoming the new AEW World Champion.

Dave Meltzer, speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, clarified that Joe winning the title was always the plan, even before MJF got injured. Therefore, the title change was not a result of MJF’s injuries but a predetermined decision.

Even before Maxwell got hurt, Joe was always going to win the title on this show. The title did not change hands because he’s hurt. It was always the plan.”


Samoa Joe has also expressed his intention to change the design of the AEW World Title now that he is the champion. Meanwhile, MJF will be taking some time off to recover from his injuries. As AEW enters a new era with Samoa Joe as the champion, fans are eager to see how he will be booked and what changes he will bring to the AEW World Title picture.

What’s your opinion on this story about Samoa Joe? Are you glad he won the AEW World Title? Let us know in the comments section below!

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