The Hurt Business has truly proven itself to be one of the most dominant factions in the history of WWE as Bobby Lashley, Cedric Alexander, Shelton Benjamin and MVP have shown the professional wrestling world that they mean business, before Shelton and Cedric were removed. The group started with Bobby Lashley and the rest joined in afterwards. MVP is to be credited for the success of the faction as all the members were floundering on the main roster until they formed the group. Bobby Lashley also successfully defended his WWE Championship against Drew McIntyre on Night One of WrestleMania 37. Bobby Lashley’s embarrassing WWE RAW botch was leaked as well.
Samoa Joe was among the several WWE Superstars who were let go by the company on April 15th as part of the COVID-19 budget cuts. Among the Superstars released included Peyton Royce, Billie Kay, Mojo Rawley and others. Many fans were simply shocked at WWE releasing Samoa Joe, who had become a staple as part of the WWE commentary team for over a year now.
AEW senior producer and commentator Tony Schiavone recently spoke on the AEW Dynamite: Blood and Guts Post Show, where he was asked if AEW will sign Daniel Bryan and Samoa Joe. A fan also told Tony that he wanted to see Bobby Lashley lose the WWE Title to AEW Champion Kenny Omega.
“You know what? If we could, maybe we would. But we don’t book ’em, do we?”