Cameron Grimes vs. Finn Balor
We go back to the ring and out comes Cameron Grimes. Finn Balor is out next to a pop from the developmental trainees.
The bell rings and here we go. Balor backs Grimes into the corner. Grimes yells at the referee to back Balor off. They lock up and Balor controls Grimes by his arm. They trade holds now and Balor takes it to the corner. The referee counts and Grimes rocks Balor in the gut as he’s distracted for a second. Grimes works Balor over but Balor comes back and drops him with an axe handle. Grimes ends up turning it around in the corner, delivering shoulder thrusts.
Balor comes out of the corner with a high knee. Balor takes Grimes down and kicks him in the back for a 2 count. Balor grounds Grimes in the middle of the ring now. Balor takes Grimes from corner to corner now, chopping away. Balor drops Grimes with a big chop and gets an applause from the “fans” in the crowd. Grimes catches a kick and spikes Balor into the mat. Grimes with a big knee strike while Balor is down. Grimes with more offense now. Grimes stands on Balor’s hand to keep him down.
Balor counters and kicks Grimes. Balor with a basement dropkick. Grimes goes to the floor for a breather as the referee warns him. Balor follows and chops away against the barrier. Balor launches Grimes into the barrier and brings it back into the ring. Grimes comes off the ropes with a big lariat to knock Balor down. Balor keeps fighting but Grimes turns it back around and drops him again before we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Balor unloads but Grimes drops him and talks some trash. Grimes keeps running his mouth until Balor delivers double boots to the face. Balor keeps control with offense and hits a double stomp. The crowd rallies for Balor as he delivers a Slingblade. Balor points the guns and hits the double dropkick into the corner. Balor goes to the top and goes for Coup de Grace but Grimes moves. Grimes comes right back with an Oklahoma Roll for a 2 count. Grimes with a big forearm and more offense. Balor counters a slam but Grimes counters that, rolling him for a close 2 count.
Grimes immediately charges but Balor blocks him and drives him down to the mat. Grimes counters again and drops Balor with a side-slam for another close 2 count. Grimes goes for the Cave In stomp but Balor avoids it. Balor comes back with the reverse 1916 but Grimes somehow kicks out at 2. Balor goes back to the top and hits Coup de Grace. Balor picks Grimes up again and drops him on his head with 1916. Balor covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Finn Balor
– After the match, Balor stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Balor speaks to the camera next and says he’s won a lot of titles but not the NXT North American Title. Balor sends a warning to champion Keith Lee and says he’s coming for the title.
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