Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin
We go to the ring and out comes Finn Balor for tonight’s opening match. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Brock Lesnar is backstage reading a magazine. Paul Heyman walks in and asks if he just saw what happened. Lesnar asks why would he be watching the show, he doesn’t watch the show. Heyman says Lesnar needs to see what Roman Reigns said about him. Heyman pulls out his phone to show Lesnar but Lesnar throws the phone into the wall and sits back down. We go back to the ring and Constable Baron Corbin makes his way out.
The bell rings and they go at it, going to the corner. Balor gets sent to the floor but he runs right back in for some brawling. Corbin sends Balor right back to the floor but he runs back in and throws forearms. Balor keeps Corbin with a side headlock now. Corbin fights out and drops Balor with an elbow to the jaw. Balor’s lip is busted open it appears. Corbin takes Balor to the corner and places him on the top turnbuckle. Corbin rocks Balor but he fights back. Balor with a missile dropkick, sending Corbin out to the floor for a breather. Balor runs around the ring and drops Corbin with a forearm.
Balor brings it back into the ring but Corbin keeps looking for the comeback. Corbin decks Balor while he’s on the apron now. Corbin knocks Balor to the floor with a huge clothesline. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Corbin has turned it around. Corbin keeps Balor grounded in the middle of the ring now. Corbin floors Balor with another big clothesline for a 2 count. Corbin keeps Balor grounded again now. Balor gets an opening and nails a dropkick, sending Corbin back out of the ring. Balor comes over to the ropes but Corbin decks him and drops him on the apron. Fans boo as Corbin stays out for the breather. Corbin returns to the ring and taunts Balor while he’s down.
Balor counters and stomps Corbin. Balor takes Corbin to the corner for big strikes. Corbin overpowers again but Balor counters. Balor runs into a big boot. Balor comes right back with an enziguri, sending Corbin back to the floor. Balor runs the ropes and nails a huge dive, taking Corbin down on the floor. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Corbin has Balor down in the middle of the ring. Balor looks to make a comeback now. Corbin blocks the Slingblade. Balor runs the ropes and blocks a chokeslam. Balor drops Corbin for a 2 count. Balor with a Slingblade now. Balor charges but Corbin chokeslams him into the backbreaker for a close 2 count.
Corbin shuts Balor’s comeback again but Balor drops him in the corner. Balor goes to the top for Coup de Grace but has to land on his feet as Corbin moves. Corbin nails a Deep Six for another close 2 count. Corbin with splashes in the corner. Balor with a dropkick as he gets ready for another big shot on the floor. Balor charges and sends Corbin into the barrier. Balor brings it back into the ring and dropkicks Corbin into the corner. Balor goes to the top for Coup de Grace but Corbin moves out of the way. Corbin catches Balor with End of Days for the pin.
Winner: Baron Corbin
– After the match, Corbin stands tall as we go to replays. Corbin leaves up the ramp but stops and looks back at Balor. Corbin enters the ring to attack but Balor tries to fight. Corbin sends Balor out to the floor and works him over against the barrier as fans boo. Corbin raises his arms in the air and smiles, heading to the back as officials check on Balor.
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