As previously noted, Twitter account @WrestleVotes indicated that Samoa Joe was suspended for 30 days due to a Wellness Policy violation but Joe’s suspension wasn’t announced until a few weeks later. 

Dave Meltzer of noted that WWE does delay the announcement of suspensions until the timing is right. Meltzer noted the following: 

“In this case, Joe, with his second concussion in a short periodof time meaning he could be out for a while, is serving the suspension at a time he couldn’t wrestle either way.”

With the suspension officially starting on February 24th, Joe will be back in time for Wrestlemania although he reportedly wasn’t booked for a match prior to the suspension. It’s still possible that Joe could be added to a multi-man match on the show when he returns. However, it’s still a question as to whether or not Joe will be able to pass a concussion test when his suspension is over. 

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