Samoa Joe: When You Give Darby Allin His Toys & Weapons, He's A Bit More Of A Formidable Opponent

Samoa Joe discusses his upcoming No Holds Barred match with Darby Allin.

Throughout the past few months, Darby Allin and Samoa Joe have been in a heated rivalry. After Joe defeated Allin in their first encounter back on December 7, Allin would come back to defeat the 'King Of Television' on the January 4 edition of Dynamite to win the TNT Championship. On the February 1 edition of Dynamite, Joe and Allin are set to clash for the third time in a No Holds Barred TNT Championship bout.

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In a new interview with WrestleZone, Joe criticized Allin for attacking him before the bell in their second match and went as far to say that Allin would end up in the hospital if the two had a straight on fight.

“I mean, I think the analysis is spot on. He comes out before the bell and attacking me with skateboards and he’s got his little distraction sitting at ringside. It was a ridiculous farce of a match. I think everybody in their heart really knows that. Nobody was looking at that match and saying this was a fair contest set up between these two people but I understand these things. You know, when I accumulate power, it seems like the power structures that be, they start to find unusual ways to throw these obstacles in path. This is nothing different. Even going into this match you know… any day of the week ending in Y, you put Darby Allin in a ring with me in a straight up fight, he catches a fade. It’s bad. He’d be in the hospital, you know? But you give him his toys and his weapons, he's a bit more of a formidable opponent. It’s no surprise that all of the sudden this No Holds Barred stipulation pops up out of nowhere. They’re trying to put him on a level playing field but it’s okay, we’re ready for it.”

Fans can see the updated lineup for the February 1 edition of Dynamite by clicking here.

In a recent separate interview, Joe discussed his release from WWE and how it came about because of a war between different managements. To learn more, click here.

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