Samoa Joe appeared on “AEW Unrestricted” this week to discuss his early ROH career, getting signed with AEW, and “The Forbidden Door.”
Joe giving his take on “The Forbidden Door”: “Maybe my definition of ‘Forbidden Door’ and yours is different, but mine was always WWE, who, that door is still not open. If you’re talking about co-promoting with like New Japan and other promotions and Ring of Honor, that’s fine. But to me, that’s never been considered a forbidden door. I co-promoted with Ring of Honor and New Japan years ago. It didn’t turn out well. It wasn’t a good collaboration. From that experience, that’s what I base my experiences on,” Samoa Joe shared
“Even to this day, when you’re talking about the forbidden door, I’m talking about it from the standpoint of where I’m at and where the people are at. The door that’s currently up is what adds value to a lot of the wrestlers. To me, even though I’ve dealt with Tony and I have a very different feeling now that I’m dealing personally with Tony, and talking business about how he handles himself and what his vision is, which is very noble and I’m surprised to hear but, when the promoters start working together, does that usually work out for the wrestlers? Like I’m just talking about from a labor standpoint"
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