NXT Championship Match: Finn Bálor vs. Kyle O’Reilly
O’Reilly lands a few strikes and focuses on Bálor’s jaw. Bálor manages to lock in a side headlock. O’Reilly reverses it into a head-scissors. O’Reilly tries a head kick but Bálor blocks it with his arm. Bálor starts to favor his arm. O’Reilly focuses his assault on Bálor’s now injured arm. O’Reilly locks Bálor in a short-arm scissors. Bálor rolls through and breaks O’Reilly’s grip. Bálor puts O’Reilly in an abdominal stretch.
O’Reilly breaks the hold by biting the middle rope to cause the break. Bálor kicks the rope as O’Reilly’s mouth is still latched on. O’Reilly is clutching at his jaw. The ringside doctor asks O’Reilly if he can continue. O’Reilly says yes. O’Reilly snaps Bálor’s arm on the top rope. The referee admonishes O’Reilly. Bálor grabs O’Reilly and chokes him using the top rope. Bálor stomps O’Reilly. O’Reilly manages a back suplex but Bálor holds on and rolls O’Reilly into the crossface. O’Reilly gets to the ropes.
Bálor grinds his forearm into O’Reilly’s jaw. Clothesline by Bálor. Bálor drives his forearm in O’Reilly’s jaw again. O’Reilly lands a knee to Bálor’s gut. O’Reilly hits a series of strikes. O’Reilly tries to lock in a double wristlock. Bálor elbows his way out of it. O’Reilly misses a knee in the corner. Bálor lands a chop in the corner. O’Reilly almost locks in a kneebar but Bálor fights out of it. O’Reilly kicks Bálor so hard he falls out of the ring. O’Reilly locks Bálor in a triangle.
Bálor tries to escape but O’Reilly turns it into a double leg heel hook. Bálor lands a straight right to O’Reilly’s jaw. O’Reilly lets go and favors his jaw again. O’Reilly’s hurt. Bálor hits 1916. Bálor transitions into the crossface again. O’Reilly hits Bálors injured arm to force Bálor to release the hold. O’Reilly runs right into the sling blade. Standing double stomp by Bálor. Bálor lands the shotgun dropkick. Bálor goes up top. O’Reilly cuts Bálor off. Superplex by O’Reilly. O’Reilly tries to float over but Bálor hooks O’Reilly’s legs for a pin. Bálor kicks out.
O’Reilly immediately hits a brainbuster. O’Reilly locks in an armbar. Bálor gets to the ropes. Bálor is busted open. Bálor hits a stiff shot to O’Reilly’s gut. Bálor puts O’Reilly in a seated abdominal stretch. O’Reilly struggles to get to the ropes. Bálor adds a crossface to the hold. With all the pressure on O’Reilly’s injured ribs and jaw, he has no choice but to tap out.
Winner and STILL NXT Champion, Finn Bálor!
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