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Samoa Joe Timeline


Samoa Joe Timeline

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The following is a timeline of the Ring of Honor and TNA careers of Samoa Joe. Listed is every PPV match (excluding battle royals in which he was not involved in the ending) and title change that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses.

3/22 - beat Xavier to become Ring of Honor World Champion

12/26 - lost the Ring of Honor World Championship to Austin Aries

5/7 - won the Ring of Honor Pure Title from Jay Lethal
6/19 Slammiversary - beat Sonjay Dutt
7/17 No Surrender - beat Chris Sabin
8/14 Sacrifice - Super X Cup Finals: Samoa Joe beat A.J. Styles
8/27 - lost the Ring of Honor Pure Title to Nigel McGuinness
9/11 Unbreakable - 3-Way Match for the X-Division Title: AJ Styles beat Champion Christopher Daniels & Samoa Joe to win the title
10/23 Bound for Glory - beat Jushin Liger
11/13 Genesis - Elimination X Match: Samoa Joe, Chris Daniels, Alex Shelley, & Roderick Strong beat Austin Aries, Sonjay Dutt, Chris Sabin, & Matt Bentley
12/11 Turning Point - beat AJ Styles to win the X-Division title

1/15 Final Resolution - beat Chris Daniels
2/12 Against All Odds - beat AJ Styles & Chris Daniels
3/12 Destination X - Ultimate X Match: Chris Daniels won the X Division title by beating Champ Samoa Joe & AJ Styles
4/13 iMPACT - won the X Division title from Chris Daniels
4/23 Lockdown - Steel Cage Match - beat Sabu
5/15 Sacrifice - Samoa Joe & Sting beat Jeff Jarrett & Scott Steiner
6/18 Slammiversary - beat Scott Steiner
6/22 iMPACT - Senshi beat Samoa Joe & Sonjay Dutt to win the X Division Title
7/16 Victory Road - #1 Contender's Match: Sting beat Christian Cage, Samoa Joe & Scott Steiner
8/13 Hard Justice - Falls Count Anywhere: Samoa Joe beat Monty Brown & Rhino
9/24 No Surrender - Fan’s Revenge Match: Samoa Joe beat Jeff Jarrett
10/22 Bound for Glory - Monster Ball: Samoa Joe beat Raven, Abyss, and Runt
11/19 Genesis - lost to Kurt Angle
12/10 Turning Point - beat Kurt Angle

1/14 Final Resolution - 30-Minute Ironman Match: Kurt Angle beat Samoa Joe 3 falls to 2
3/11 Destination X - NWA World Champion Christian Cage beat Samoa Joe
4/15 Lockdown - Lethal Lockdown Match: Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Sting, Samoa Joe & Rhino) beat Team Cage (NWA World Champion Christian Cage, AJ Styles, Scott Steiner, Abyss & Tomko)
5/13 Sacrifice - beat A.J. Styles
6/17 Slammiversary - King of the Mountain Match for the Vacant TNA World Championship: Kurt Angle beat Christian Cage, A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe & Chris Harris to win the title
6/21 iMPACT - beat X Division Champ Jay Lethal & Chris Sabin to win the X Division Title
7/15 Victory Road - Match of Champions: TNA World Champion Kurt Angle & TNA X Division Champion Samoa Joe beat TNA Tag Team Champions Team 3D. As a result, Samoa Joe is now the TNA Tag Team Champion.
8/12 Hard Justice - Every Title on the Line: TNA & IWGP World Champion Kurt Angle beat X Division and Tag Team Champion Samoa Joe
9/9 No Surrender - Christian Cage beat Samoa Joe by DQ
10/14 Bound for Glory - beat Christian Cage
11/11 Genesis - beat Robert Roode
12/2 Turning Point - Samoa Joe, Kevin Nash, and Eric Young (replacing Scott Hall) beat TNA World Champion Kurt Angle & Tag Team Champions A.J. Styles and Tomko

1/6 Final Resolution - w/Kevin Nash lost to TNA Tag Team Champions A.J. Styles & Tomko
3/9 Destination X - Samoa Joe, Christian Cage, & Kevin Nash beat Kurt Angle, Tomko, & AJ Styles
4/13 Lockdown - won the TNA World Championship from Kurt Angle in a steel cage match
5/11 Sacrifice - beat Scott Steiner & Kaz
6/8 Slammiversary - beat Booker T, Christian Cage, Rhino, & Robert Roode in a King of the Mountain Match
7/13 Victory Road - fought to a no contest against Booker T
8/10 Hard Justice - beat Booker T in a Six Sides of Steel Weapons Match
9/14 No Surrender - beat Kurt Angle & Christian Cage
10/12 Bound for Glory - lost the TNA World Championship to Sting
11/9 Turning Point - lost to Kevin Nash
12/7 Final Resolution - TNA World Championship: Champion Sting, Scott Steiner, Kevin Nash, & Booker T beat AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, & Team 3D

3/15 Destination X - lost to Scott Steiner via DQ
4/19 Lockdown - Lethal Lockdown: Team Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, & Christopher Daniels) beat Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Kevin Nash, Booker T, & Scott Steiner)
5/24 Sacrifice - beat Kevin Nash
6/21 Slammiversary – Kurt Angle beat TNA Champion Mick Foley, AJ Styles, Jeff Jarrett, and Samoa Joe in a King of the Mountain Match to win the title
7/19 Victory Road - beat Sting
8/16 Hard Justice - won the X Division Championship from Homicide
9/20 No Surrender - beat Daniels
10/8 iMPACT! - lost the X Division Championship to Amazing Red
10/18 Bound for Glory - lost a Submission Match to Bobby Lashley
11/15 Turning Point - TNA Champion AJ Styles beat Samoa Joe & Daniels
12/20 Final Resolution - Feast of Fired: earned a TNA World Championship title shot

2/14 Against All Odds - lost to TNA Champion AJ Styles in a match where Eric Bischoff was the special guest referee
7/11 Victory Road - AJ Styles and Kazarian beat Samoa Joe and Rob Terry
9/5 No Surrender - w/Jeff Jarrett beat Kevin Nash & Sting
10/10 Bound for Glory - w/Jeff Jarrett lost to Kevin Nash, Sting, & D'Angelo Dinero
11/7 Turning Point - lost to Jeff Jarrett
12/5 Final Resolution - lost to Jeff Jarrett in a Submission Match

2/13 Against All Odds - beat D'Angelo Dinero
4/17 Lockdown - beat D'Angelo Dinero in a Steel Cage Match
6/12 Slammiversary - lost to Crimson
7/10 Destination X - lost to Kazarian
9/11 No Surrender - lost to Matt Morgan
10/16 Bound for Glory - Crimson beat Samoa Joe & Matt Morgan

1/8 Genesis - w/Magnus lost to Tag Team Champions Matt Morgan & Crimson
2/12 Against All Odds - w/Magnus won the TNA Tag Team Championships from Matt Morgan & Crimson
3/18 Victory Road - w/Magnus beat Matt Morgan & Crimson
4/15 Lockdown - w/Magnus beat The Motorcity Machine Guns in a Cage Match
5/13 Sacrifice - w/Magnus lost the TNA Tag Team Championship to Kazarian & Christopher Daniels
6/10 Slammiversary - lost to X Division Champion Austin Aries
7/8 Destination X - beat Kurt Angle
8/12 HardCORE Jutice - AJ Styles beat Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, & Christopher Daniels in a Ladder Match
9/9 No Surrender - lost to Jeff Hardy in the semi-final round of the Bound for Glory Series
9/27 IMPACT WRESTLING - beat Mr. Anderson to win the vacant TNA Television Championship
10/14 Bound for Glory - beat Magnus
11/11 Turning Point - beat Magnus in a No DQ Match
12/6 IMPACT WRESTLING - lost the Television Championship to Devon
12/8 Final Resolution - Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Wes Brisco, & Garett Bischoff beat Aces & Eights

1/13 Genesis - lost to Mr. Anderson
3/10 Lockdown - Lethal Lockdown Match: Team TNA (Sting, Samoa Joe, James Storm, Magnus & Eric Young) beat Aces & Eights (Devon, Mr. Anderson, D.O.C., Garett Bischoff & Knox)
6/2 Slammiversary - Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe & Magnus beat Mr. Anderson, Wes Brisco & Garett Bischoff
8/15 Hardcore Justice - Bobby Roode beat Mr. Anderson, Magnus & Samoa Joe in a Bound for Glory Series Tables Match
8/22 Hardcore Justice - The Main Event Mafia (Magnus, Samoa Joe, Sting & Rampage Jackson) and AJ Styles beat Aces & Eights (Devon, Mr. Anderson, Knux, Wes Briscoe & Garett Bischoff) and as a result Devon was forced to leave the company
10/20 Bound for Glory - Chris Sabin beat X Division Champion Manik, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe & Austin Aries in an Ultimate X Match to win the title
11/21 Turning Point - lost to Magnus in a Falls Count Anywhere Match in the first round of the tournament for the vacant TNA World Heavyweight Championship

1/23 Genesis - beat Rockstar Spud
3/9 Lockdown - lost to TNA World Heavyweight Champion Magnus in a Cage Match
6/15 Slammiversary - lost to Bobby Lashley
7/31 Destination X - Samoa Joe beat Homicide and Tigre Uno in a semi-final round match for the vacant X Division Championship
8/7 IMPACT WRESTLING - beat Sanada and Low Ki in the tournament final for the vacant X Division Championship
8/20 Hardcore Justice - beat Low Ki
9/17 No Surrender - beat Homicide
10/12 Bound for Glory - beat Low Ki and Kaz Hayashi
11/12 IMPACT WRESTLING - Samoa Joe vacated the title due to an injury

2/6 Lockdown - Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Austin Aries, Gunner & Lashley) beat The Beat Down Clan (MVP, Kenny King, Samoa Joe & Low Ki) in a Lethal Lockdown Match

Sources used: ROHwrestling.com

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