The dream match shaped up to be everything fans had anticipated and more.
Samoa Joe and Suzuki traded stiff shots in a deliberate but brutal contest.
Suzuki showed he was willing to inflict extreme pain on his opponent to retain his recently won gold.
The battle of two respected veterans of professional wrestling takes place as the forbidden door flaps open time and again in AEW.
However, Samoa Joe wasn’t going to be outdone by the champion when dishing out punishment.
Joe eventually laid out Suzuki with the Kinnikuman Buster and became the 24th ROH World TV champion.
From 2002 until 2008, Joe built his name in the Ring of Honor promotion and he is synonymous with the golden days of ROH. Holding the ROH title and Pure titles before moving on from 2007 into 2008.
Joe captured the one title that had eluded him during his time in ROH but he wasn’t allowed to celebrate for very long.
Former NBA star Shatnam Singh came down accompanied by Samoa Joe’s nemeses Jay Lethal and Sonjay Dutt.
After Shatnam had laid out the newly crowned champion, the trio proceeded to hand out a beat-down that spoiled the evening for Joe.
The ending of the show leaves everyone wondering if Samoa Joe will appear on Rampage and if he will get his hands on any of his assailants.