On final nights episode of NXT, present NXT Champion Finn Balor efficiently defended his title towards former Champion Adam Cole, after a distraction from Kyle O’Reilly. Earlier than the Championship showdown, Adam Cole took a while to talk with Fox Sports activities Ryan Satin, and mentioned his opponent forward of their match. Cole instructed Satin:
“Finn Balor just isn’t solely one of many biggest NXT Champions of all time, he is among the greatest that I’ve ever been within the ring with. I first stepped into the ring with Finn Balor, really, in considered one of his farewell matches to truly come to NXT. I used to be the man he confronted off with. We wrestled one another in England, and I knew how good he was then. Now to see the expertise and the ability and the fervour that he has for this job actually come into its personal and improve by tenfold has been spectacular. So I’ll by no means, ever argue how good Finn Balor is. He completely is among the greatest I’ve ever wrestled”.
After the match, Balor had a confrontation with Karrion Kross. Kross by no means really misplaced the title, and relinquished the title as a consequence of damage. Will Karrion Kross and Finn Balor battle it out for the NXT Championship at NXT Takeover: Stand and Ship?
(H/T and transcribed by SKWrestling)