Finn Balor is the new United Sates Champion. Balor defeated now former champion Damian Priest on the February 28th edition of Monday Night Raw to capture the title for the first time in Balor’s career.
On the February 21st Raw, Damian Priest laid out an open challenge for the United States Championship, which Balor accepted for the following week. In the title match Balor would hit a basement dropkick and the Coup De Grace on Priest to be victorious.
After the match, Damian Priest was not pleased with the result. The former United States Champion stated that the fans helped carry Balor to the victory and that Priest has never had the support of the WWE Universe during his lengthy US Title Reign. Priest would attack Balor after the match and would throw the United States Champion into the announce table.
The United States Championship victory adds to Finn Balor’s many accolades in WWE. Balor is now a 1 time United States Champion, 2 time Intercontinental Champion, 1 time Universal Champion and 2 time NXT Champion.
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