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Samoa Joe: I’d Imagine At Some Point, I Collide With Shane Taylor

Samoa Joe can see a day when Shane Taylor gets to share the ring with him.

Shane Taylor faced off with Dalton Castle on Thursday’s episode of Ring Of Honor television. Castle came out on top, and he’ll face Joe for the TV title at Death Before Dishonor on July 21.

After the show aired, Samoa Joe commented on possibly facing Taylor down the line. Joe told WrestleZone that he can see it coming to fruition.

“I would imagine at some point, I collide with Shane Taylor. It’s just — I think he’s very much still a guy that’s still ‘becoming’. As soon as he’s the finished predator we all hope he becomes, then yeah, I’d be more than happy to take him on.”

Shane Taylor has said that squaring off with Samoa Joe would be a dream match. Taylor told Sportskeeda‘s Dr. Chris Featherstone that Joe would be at the top of his list.

“Right now, if I had to just go off the top of my head of who I haven’t faced, number one is Samoa Joe,” Shane Taylor said. “Stylistically, I feel like I’ve always been… My run in Ring of Honor with the TV Title is similar to his run with the world title. He held it much longer, but there’s something about going to battle with someone who’s not out here trying to be the best catch as catch can, technical, five-star wrestler.

“You have guys that do that. I’m here to square up and punch you in the face and see who’s really about that life, who’s really gonna stand there and go toe to toe and fire those things off. When you look at Joe, when you watch what he does, he’s got such a mix of every kind of style. But when you really see him at his best, it’s when people push him to do that. When they bring that savage Joe out, Joey Head-Rocker, that’s the guy that I want to fight. So Joe would be up there.”