I love Joe, but he is definitely not WWE material. His charisma comes from the fact that he basically beats the crap out of people in vaguely strong-style matches that would bore the average WWE audience to sleep. Personally I love watching him, but I could never see him versus say Triple H or the Undertaker. However, I could very easily see someone lifting the Ole Kick.
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Originally posted by knightvibeI've never seen Joe in action. Is this guy WWE material or a good prospect for them down the line?
Joe is a very good worker that has the ability to do lots of different things with lots of different opponents, but just like every other top-tier indy worker out there now, there's no place for him in WWE, except comedy as a fat Samoan. It would be really cool if they brought him in as a killer and wrestling finally had its equivalent of the Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. (they kinda tried with 3MW, I guess), but I doubt that'll ever happen. Joe works with the Inoki Dojo and will probably end up touring Japan extensively in the next few years the more he progresses.