Breaking news: Samoa Joe returning to the ring at WWE NXT Takeover 36

The July 27th 2021 edition of WWE NXT was taped at the Capitol Wrestling Center on Wednesday night. During the taping, it was announced that Samoa Joe will be returning to the ring as Karrion Kross’ opponent for the NXT Title at WWE NXT Takeover 36. Joe resigned from his management role to get the match during a segment with William Regal.