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Samoa Joe Suspended 30 Days For WWE Wellness Policy Violation

So that's why Joe didn't save Kevin Owens on this week's Raw...

WWE.com

Samoa Joe has landed himself a 30-day suspension for violating the WWE Wellness Policy, the promotion has confirmed.

Per the official dot com writeup:-

"WWE has suspended Nuufolau Seanoa (Samoa Joe) for 30 days effective Monday, February 24, for his first violation of the company’s talent wellness policy."

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This news comes just three weeks after WrestleVotes claimed that more Wellness Policy violations were to be announced in the wake of Andrade's recent 30-day suspension, with Joe mentioned specifically. Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp then reported this information as false, with WrestleVotes issuing a full retraction and apology, stating that they'd been misinformed by a source.

Perhaps they weren't so misinformed after all?

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Whatever the case, this news breaks following a rough few weeks for Joe, who was recently concussed while wrestling Buddy Murphy and Seth Rollins on Raw before suffering another head injury while filming a WWE commercial last week. Here's hoping better fortunes await him when he returns.

Joe's 30-day suspension renders him unbookable until Thursday 25 March, meaning we might not see him until the 30 March episode of Raw. He's missing a big, big chunk of the road to WrestleMania 36.

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