Finn Balor Discusses NXT Return, Mixing It Up With New Crop Of Talent
Former WWE Universal Champion Finn Balor was recently interviewed by Newsweek to talk about several professional wrestling topics. Balor discussed returning to NXT, mixing it up with the new crop of talent on the brand, and revisiting his issues with “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt.
Here are the highlights:
Returning to NXT:
I’ve been out of the ring for about two months and out of NXT for much longer. To get the opportunity to return to Full Sail live on USA is a huge honor for me.
Being back with NXT full-time:
Right now that’s what it means. I’m going to wrestle whenever, whoever I want. That’s something I’ve been chasing for quite some time in my career. I don’t believe in any boundaries be it weight class, country, promotion… And I want to break those boundaries. I’m here at NXT to do that.
Revisiting his issues with “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt:
Of course that’s something I want to revisit. When is the time we’ll do that? I don’t know, but regarding The Fiend, that is some unfinished business and something I have not forgotten.
Mixing it up with the new crop of talent in NXT:
I have to be honest, it’s a little nerve-wracking. The game has changed a lot in NXT since I was here. Seeing the match Cole and Matt Riddle put on tonight, they are two of the absolute best in-ring competitors in the world. So it’s a little nerve-wracking to get into the deep end with those guys.
It’s gotta be a challenge for myself in and out of the ring, and personally, to see if I can still go. It’s been a while since I’ve been here, and the NXT style has evolved incredibly. When I was here it was me and [Samoa] Joe, and back then, I don’t want to say it was a slower pace, but it was definitely more rugged here and there. They are going fast, and it’s going to be a test for me and I’m looking forward to it.