Samoa Joe won the title at TakeOver 36 (image courtesy WWE.com)


In an unlucky circumstance, the reigning champion has relinquished his belt as we await confirmations of crowning a brand new title-holder. This morning, Samoa Joe posted a video on his Twitter deal with.

Joe took to Twitter to tell the followers that WWE medical group had advised him of a ‘sure damage’ and have requested him to step away from in-ring competitors for an undetermined time frame. Thereby, he had no different possibility however to drop the belt.

Joe added that NXT’s new period deserves a “fighting champion” to whom he additionally wished the perfect. Check out the complete assertion from the Samoan Submission Machine.

“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.”

At this level, it’s unknown how lengthy Joe will likely be out of motion. He received the NXT Title from Karrion Kross at TakeOver: 36 throughout the Summerslam weekend for a document third time. But he needed to drop the belt with out even having a single alternative to defend it.

WWE has not clarified how they are going to be crowning a brand new NXT Champion. For now, a number-one contender’s match for the title is scheduled to happen on the September 14 episode of NXT.

The Fatal-4-Way match has the next lineup: – Pete Dunne vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. LA Knight vs. Kyle O’Reilly. This matchup could possibly be transformed into an NXT Title match, as an alternative though it’s but to be confirmed.

In the meantime, WWE’s NXT is getting quite a lot of consideration as Vince McMahon and Bruce Prichard’s affect continues on the model as the unique show-runner, Triple H is coping with a crucial medical situation.

NXT returns to dwell programming from this coming episode on the USA Network with a revamped construction as WWE Universe anticipates large adjustments on it.

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