Kyle O’Reilly has hailed fellow NXT star Finn Balor, saying he’ll go down as “one of the all-time greats.”
In an unique interview with Sportskeeda Wrestling’s Rick Ucchino, the former Undisputed Era member had nothing however overwhelming reward for his former foe, Balor.
O’Reilly stated he had develop into a “more complete performer” after dealing with The Prince, going so far as to say Balor elevates each single opponent he faces in the squared circle.
“One of the best of this generation, by leaps and bounds. I am a more complete performer and wrestler for having stepped in the ring with him. He elevates every single person he’s ever been in the ring with. I’m a better wrestler for having competed against Finn Balor, man. And that’s 100% legit. I’ve learned so much from these encounters. I think he will go down as one of the all-time greats.”
O’Reilly and The Prince squared off in two memorable matches on the black and gold model. Their first singles encounter went down at NXT TakeOver: 31, adopted by one other showdown at NXT New Year’s Evil. Balor was victorious in each bouts however suffered a damaged jaw at the palms of KOR of their preliminary encounter.
Finn Balor faces Karrion Kross for the NXT Championship on Night Two of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver
Finn Balor is scheduled to defend his NXT Championship in tonight’s foremost occasion towards Karrion Kross. But the two males are extra alike than many notice.
Both Finn Balor and Karrion Kross needed to relinquish their beloved championships mere hours after claiming them. In 2016, Balor had to surrender the Universal Championship after struggling a extreme damage in his match towards Seth Rollins. Last 12 months, Kross was pressured to forfeit his NXT gold beneath related circumstances when he separated his shoulder throughout his title bout towards Keith Lee, which he would go on to win.
The story for his or her upcoming conflict could not have been written any higher, contemplating their historical past. But which previously-wounded warrior will depart Stand & Deliver as NXT Champion – The Prince or The Herald of Doomsday?
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