Apparent reason for Samoa Joe injury angle from AEW Double or Nothing

As seen during the June 1st 2022 edition of AEW Dynamite, there was a backstage injury angle from the Double or Nothing PPV with Samoa Joe being attacked by Jay Lethal, Sonjay Dutt, and Satnam Singh. The trio wrapped Joe’s arm into a chair and then slammed it into production equipment.

It appears that the angle was done because Samoa Joe has landed an acting role. reports that Joe will be playing the dual role of Sweet Tooth in Peacock’s Twisted Metal series. The article had the following description of Joe’s character…

“Sweet Tooth is described as a hilarious and terrifying hulk of a man, who is as emotional as he is cunning. A lover of chaos, this majestic rage-filled killer dons an ever-smiling clown mask and uses ‘Lost Vegas’ as his own personal kill-ground, all while he drives his infamous doomsday ice cream truck.”