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Samoa Joe: Wrestling legend reveals ‘dream’ match he needs with the AEW and ROH star

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In the world of professional wrestling, dream matches are often discussed among fans and wrestlers alike. One such dream match has recently been brought to light by former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Satoshi Kojima. The veteran wrestler has expressed his desire to face off against AEW’s Samoa Joe, a match that would undoubtedly be a spectacle for wrestling fans worldwide.

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The Journey to the Dream

Kojima’s journey towards this dream match has been a thrilling one. On July 8, during the edition of Collision, CM Punk defeated Samoa Joe in the semi-finals of the Owen Hart Foundation tournament.

Punk’s victory came after he had previously defeated Kojima in the quarterfinals at AEW X NJPW Forbidden Door 2023. Despite his defeat, Kojima remains hopeful for a match against Samoa Joe.

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Kojima’s Dream Voiced on Social Media

Kojima took to social media to voice his dream, stating, “On June 25th, if I had beaten CM Punk, I would have fought Joe at this time. It’s my dream to fight Joe. I hope that someday it will come true.”

This statement has sparked excitement among fans who are eager to see this dream match come to fruition.

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The Road Ahead in the Tournament

Meanwhile, CM Punk is set to face Ricky Starks in the tournament finals on the next edition of Collision. This comes after Starks’ semifinal victory over Powerhouse Hobbs.

The women’s tournament final will also take place next week, featuring either Ruby Soho or Skye Blue against Athena or Willow Nightingale.

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