WWE has suspended Samoa Joe for 30 days stemming from his first violation of the corporate’s expertise wellness coverage; WWE introduced the suspension on Monday through its Twitter account.
WWE has suspended Nuufolau Seanoa (Samoa Joe) for 30 days efficient Monday, February 24, for his first violation of the corporate’s expertise wellness coverage.https://t.co/3PiiutkI32
— WWE (@WWE) February 25, 2020
Samoa Joe has been out of motion after struggling a head damage whereas capturing a industrial earlier this month. Previous to that head damage, Samoa Joe had suffered a concussion on RAW in January, which saved him out of motion. Whereas injured, Joe had been filling in on WWE’s commentary crew up till he was cleared to return to in-ring motion and he started teaming with Kevin Owens.
Samoa Joe is the third wrestler this 12 months to be suspended below the expertise wellness coverage. Just a few weeks in the past, Andrade was suspended for his first violation and Bobby Roode was additionally suspended for his first violation of the coverage.
WWE has a coverage if not saying what particularly the expertise violated to drive the suspension. The expertise wellness coverage covers a variety of matters, together with prohibiting wrestlers from abusing pharmaceuticals and performance-enhancing medication. The coverage additionally would not permit wrestlers to own or use unlawful medication.
There are different parts to the coverage that embrace common cardiovascular testing and monitoring. WWE wrestlers are topic to random drug exams all year long.
Samoa Joe’s suspension will finish on March 24, which is just some weeks earlier than WrestleMania 36.