Adam Cole Attacks Finn Balor And Kyle O’Reilly After NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day Main Event

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Adam Cole Attacks Finn Balor And Kyle O’Reilly After NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day Main Event

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“The Prince of NXT” continues to reign supreme.

In what has turned into quite a heated rivalry, Balor successfully defended the title against Pete Dunne at NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day.

The match began as a technical showcase, and it was a stalemate early on. Dunne briefly took control by targeting Balor’s hand. He wrenched the champion’s finger, but Balor escaped.

Potential for joints to snap? That's how you know @PeteDunneYxB is in his element. #NXTTakeOver #NXTChampionship @FinnBalor

— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) February 15, 2021

Dunne continued to control the match by targeting Balor’s fingers. “The Prince” took control by focusing on Dunne’s leg. Balor dominated the match for a few minutes, but Dunne escaped the STF by slamming Balor’s fingers into the mat.

Both men exchanged blows in a thrilling series, and Dunne planted Balor with a powerbomb for a two count. Balor rocked Dunne with a dropkick into the corner. Dunne caught a diving Balor with a triangle choke, but he reached the ropes in a desperate effort.

We are witnessing an absolute CLASSIC for the #NXTChampionship as @FinnBalor defends against @PeteDunneYxB at #NXTTakeOver: Vengeance Day!

— WWE (@WWE) February 15, 2021

Later on, Dunne snapped Balor’s fingers again to escape another submission hold. Dunne planted Balor with The Bitter End for a near all. The challenger stomped on Balor’s fingers, but the champion floored him with a DDT. Balor countered The Bitter End into 1916 for a near fall.

Balor then ripped out Dunne’s mouth guard and kicked him in the face. The champion then hit Coup de Grâce and the 1916 for the win.

After the match, Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch attacked Balor, and Dunne joined in on the assault. But the Undisputed ERA ran to the ring and saved the champion. Kyle O’Reilly helped Balor to his feet and praised him as a champion. The Undisputed Era stood by Balor’s side, by Adam Cole blasted Balor with a superkick.


What was that all about about, @AdamColePro?!? #NXTTakeOver #NXTChampionship @FinnBalor @roderickstrong @KORcombat

— WWE (@WWE) February 15, 2021

When O’Reilly confronted Cole, the former NXT Champion blasted his stablemate.

.@AdamColePro just shocked the system. #NXTTakeOver @roderickstrong @KORcombat

— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) February 15, 2021

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