Samoa Joe spoke with The Press of Atlantic City about a number of wrestling topics. Here are some of the highlights:
"I think it's very, very perfect. I was kind of tasked with a mission, and whenever I've been given a mission at any point in my career I've fulfilled it. Right now, my mission is to run through the WWE roster, wreck as many people as possible in the most efficient fashion. Me being called the 'Destroyer' is a moniker I seek to live up to."
Veteran wrestlers (AJ Styles, Bobby Roode, Austin Aries) making it to WWE:
"It's no surprise to me. It's funny because it's surreal how often I hear fans are surprised that in 2017 who would have thought, which is often a term that I hear used whenever you use any of those names in conjunction with WWE. It is definitely no surprise. The cream rises to the top. The very best of this business will find their way to the biggest stage and seeing all those guys now come to WWE just proves that theory and it's awesome to see everybody up here with me."
Putting the roster on notice by going after Seth Rollins:
"Absolutely. Seth is declaring himself 'The Man' and 'The Architect' and I found a flaw in the blue print. (He) was a victim of that flaw. That's the big thing. Whenever you show up anywhere and you're looking to make a statement, you walk into the yard, you find the biggest guy in the yard and you sock him in the mouth. Seth happened to be that guy at the time."
Samoa Joe also discussed the backstage atmosphere around WrestleMania, his time in NXT, and feuding with Sami Zayn. You can read the full interview by clicking here.
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