Finn Balor showed great power and application in his Demon King Persona to beat Bobby Lashley at WrestleMania 35 last night and again become the Intercontinental Champion.
Finn Balor won the IC title at Elimination Chamber by pinning Lio Rush in a handicapped match involving Lashley. But later, he lost it back to Lashley due to interruption from Rush during the title match at RAW last month. As Lashley was proving to be a more powerful opponent, Balor unveiled his Demon King persona for WrestleMania.
Balor last used the gimmick in his SummerSlam match against Baron Corbin while this was the first time at WrestleMania that Balor appeared as the Demon King. With the win, Balor has also retained 100% win record as the Demon King.
Bobby Lashley enters with Lio Rush first. Red Clouds hover and out comes the Demon King. Balor crawls through the ramp and fireworks go out at the top of the stadium. As he enters the ring, Lashley also enters the ring.
Balor with the spinning kick out of the blocks, scissor kick, sling blade, dropkick in the corner, clothesline takes Lashley out and the suicide dive comes through. BAck in the ring, Lashley connects the Chokelslam and back to back suplexes. He slams Balor to the apron and drives him into the barricade. Lashley going for the spear but Balor intercepts him with a sling blade. He hits a dropkick and drives Lashley into the barricade. He brings Lashley back to the ring when Rush distracts him. Lashley hits the spear on Balor which takes both of them from the apron to the announce table. Lashley hits another spear back in the ring but could only get a nearfall. Balor picks Lashley and nails the powerbomb. He hits the Coup De’ Grace and gets the pin to become the Intercontinental Champion again.