Finn Balor vs. Damian Priest
We go back to the ring and out comes Damian Priest. He stops and shoots his imaginary arrow to set fire behind the house set. Finn Balor is out next.
Balor quickly ends his entrance after posing and sends Priest out with a double dropkick. The bell rings and Priest comes back in as Balor attacks. The brawl continues and Balor takes it to the floor. Balor sends Priest into the barrier. Priest comes back and sends Balor into the steel ring steps. Priest ends up taking the steps apart and blocking an attack from Balor. Priest slams Balor back-first over the edge of the apron. They come back in the ring and Priest drops Balor with a big right.
Priest beats Balor around the ring with lefts and rights. Balor comes back with strikes of his own. Priest shoves him into the corner. Balor comes back but Priest nails a leaping Flatliner. Priest mounts Balor with lefts and rights now. Priest keeps control and beats Balor down in the corner. Priest drags Balor back for a 2 count, then grounds him in the middle of the ring with a submission. The crowd rallies for Balor and he fights up but Priest takes him right back down.
Balor gets free with a Jawbreaker but Priest keeps control and sends him back into the corner. Balor with more attempts and a suplex. Balor dropkicks Priest through the ropes to the floor. Balor unloads on Priest against the barrier. Balor goes back in looking to charge but Priest runs in and nails a lariat. Balor slides out of the Razor’s Edge. Priest counters and hits the Broken Arrow. Balor counters another Edge and hits the double foot stomp.
They’re both down now but Balor gets up first. Balor with forearms and kicks. Priest fights back and unloads with kicks. Balor fights back. Priest with a kick to the face. Balor with a pele kick but Priest kicks out at 2. More back and forth between the two. More pin attempts. Priest with the Edge to the ring apron edge but Balor still kicks out. Priest shoots his arrow from the corner and charges in with a big back elbow in the corner, and another. Priest goes in for a third elbow but Balor blocks it with a Slingblade. Balor charges again but runs into two big kicks. Balor counters and drops Priest by his neck. Balor dropkicks Priest into the corner. Balor goes to the top but Priest grabs him by his neck. Priest climbs up to the second rope and nails a huge chokeslam.
The crowd chants “this is awesome!” now and Priest covers for a 2 count. The referee counts but they make it up. Priest wastes some time and goes to the apron, having some words with the referee. Balor gets up and unloads with strikes on the apron. Priest stuns Balor. Priest looks to hit the Edge from the apron to half of the steel steps on the floor. Balor escapes and runs with a dropkick, sending Priest from the apron to the steps down below. Priest lands back on the steel steps and hits hard. We get replays and a “NXT!” chant. Priest makes it back in the ring just in time. Balor immediately hits a Coup de Grace. Balor goes back to the top for a second Coup de Grace. Balor covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Finn Balor
– After the match, Balor stands tall and has his arm raised as the music hits. We go to replays. Priest barely leans up in the corner, staring up at Balor. Balor turns and points his guns at him. We go to a break.
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