WWE RAW: Samoa Joe Becomes RAW Commentator, Replaces Dio Maddin

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WWE RAW: Samoa Joe replaced commentator Dio Maddin, who has been missing for weeks after he was brutally attacked WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. Read on to know.

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This week’s RAW started with WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch teaming up with Charlotte Flair to face The IIconics. As both the teams were about to start the match, Samoa Joe's music hit and the former NXT Champion entered the ring. Fans were in shock to see Samoa Joe after months and were expecting to see what he does next. Right then, Samoa Joe walked right past the ring and joined the rest of the RAW commentary team.

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According to sources, the former United States Champion replaced commentator Dio Maddin who has been missing for weeks after he was brutally attacked by WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. However, it is not known when Dio Maddin is going to come back, but until then Samoa Joe is his replacement. After the show ended, WWE commentator Corey Graves took to Twitter and praised Joe for his performance. Fans also praised him particularly for the excellent commentary he provided during the match between Seth Rollins and Andrade.

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Seth Rollins vs Andrade

An early attempt at interference by Zelina Vega led to her dismissal from the ringside area but also opened Rollins up for an attack by his opponent. Andrade kept on dominating, but 'The Beastslayer' regained control by delivering a sling blade followed by a blockbuster. Later in the match, Andrade tried to double stomp Rollins, but the former Universal Champion dodged and delivered a falcon arrow for a two-count. The two kept going back-and-forth and guest commentator Samoa Joe revealed that the match between the two may never end. Right then, SmackDown's Lucha House Party came to the ring and attacked the superstars, drawing a disqualification.

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