3 Key Points
- Samoa Joe captures the AEW World Championship at AEW’s Worlds End event.
- A new title belt design is forthcoming, as confirmed by Joe in a post-show interview.
- Joe announces a partnership with WB Games in conjunction with the “Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League” video game.
New Reign Begins: Samoa Joe Tops MJF for AEW World Title
In a formidable display at AEW’s Worlds End, Samoa Joe toppled MJF to claim the AEW World Championship, marking the end of a significant chapter in the title’s history. The victory signifies not just a shift in powerhouse champions but also ushers in a design overhaul for the coveted belt.
Champion Joe Dismisses Burberry Belt Design
Following his title win, Joe addressed the media, making his disdain for the current Burberry-inspired championship belt crystal clear. “Oh, this is going in the garbage; don’t you worry about that,” Joe declared. He assured the scrum that discussions with AEW President Tony Khan had taken place regarding a fresh, more appropriately styled championship belt, indicating a new visual era for the title.
Out With the Old, In With the New
MJF’s custom “Triple B” title, synonymous with his persona and adorned with a distinctive leather strap, is set to be shelved, following Joe’s victory. Fans anticipating the last glimpse of MJF’s personalized championship accessory should note that Worlds End’s PPV may have been its final showcase.
Samoa Joe’s New Ventures Outside the Ring
Samoa Joe didn’t only share news on in-ring activities but also revealed his plunge into the gaming industry. “I am here to announce we are starting our partnership with WB Games,” he expressed his excitement about the tie-in with Warner Bros and the opportunities ahead, both promotional and lucrative, thanks to his involvement with the “Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League” video game. This crossover highlights Joe’s expanding brand beyond the wrestling ring and into wider entertainment spheres.