5 Greatest Matches of Finn Balor in WWE


Finn Balor recently had one of his best matches against Damian Priest. Let us know about 5 of the greatest matches in his WWE career. 

Finn Balor’s WWE run has been full of ups and downs, but he has always shown potential in his matches and has performed in some of the greatest matches in WWE history. Let us look at some of his greatest matches.

1.Finn Balor vs Drew McIntyre 

The Scottish Psychopath took on Finn Balor at 2018 TLC, where these two produced one of the best matches of the event, which Dolph Ziggler interfered with. 

McIntyre’s former tag team partner Ziggler made his way to the match and attacked McIntyre. This distraction helped Balor to win the bout. However, Balor put on this great fight with his excellent skills.

2. Finn Balor vs Kevin Owens (NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 2015)

This was the rematch between Owens and Balor after the latter’s first championship win in WWE. This rematch took place at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn. 

They executed some of their best shots, and neither of them was willing to give up, but finally, Balor, in the end, gave a devastating Couple de Grace to Owens off a ladder and got the win.

3. Finn Balor vs AJ Styles 

This was undoubtedly a dream match for the fans as Finn Balor vs AJ Styles at TLC 2017, which saw two of the best in the business, take on each other. 

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Finn Balor takes on AJ Styles at TLC (WWE

The audience was chanting “this is awesome” even before the match had started, as it was a heavily anticipated match-up. It was a purely technical wrestling display in the ring, leaving the fans in awe for 18 minutes. 

The match also involved some seamless transitions of their submission locks and moves. As a result, it is considered one of the greatest matches of recent time. 

4. Finn Balor vs Brock Lesnar – Royal Rumble 2019

Brock Lesnar taking on Finn Balor at Royal Rumble 2019 was a hit as soon as the match was announced. The game started with Balor dominating and connecting several dropkicks to The Beast Incarnate.

This was one of Balor’s most high-profile and essential matches in a long time, but he never let the audience feel that he was out of the top spot. However, the ending of the match saw Lesnar give birth to the iconic moment of Kimura lock.

5. Finn Balor vs Samoa Joe 

WWE NXT TakeOver: London saw Finn Balor defend his title against Samoa Joe in the first-ever NXT event outside the United States of America. It was held at the SSE Arena in London, England, with over 10,000 fans.

The match is remembered for Finn Balor’s fascinating entrance as The Demon King. However, Joe dominated most of the game and executed his trademark muscle buster and Coquina Clutch submission. But Balor prevented it pretty well.

In the end, the match saw Finn Balor hit the Coup de Grace and successfully retain the NXT Championship. 

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