Tommaso Ciampa vs Finn Balor
The bell rings and they lock up, going to the corner. Balor with a shot to the face. Ciampa shoves him. Balor takes Ciampa down. Balor goes on and knocks Ciampa down again for a 2 count. Ciampa takes it to the corner and kicks Balor in the gut. Ciampa works Balor around and drop him with an elbow now. Ciampa with a suplex but Balor rolls through a sunset flip with a dropkick. Balor tosses Ciampa out of the ring and dropkicks him through the ropes.
Balor goes for a kick off the apron but Ciampa grabs the leg and pulls him to the floor. Balor slides out and sends Ciampa into the ring post but Ciampa comes back and catapults Balor from the floor into the post. Ciampa goes and takes a seat on the apron, playing to the crowd for a pop. Ciampa fights Balor off and mounts momentum out of the corner. Ciampa misses in the corner but clotheslines Balor down on the apron. Ciampa charges again and knocks Balor from the apron to the barrier. Ciampa brings it back in for a running knee strike to the face for a 2 count.
Ciampa shows some frustration now as he gets back up from the pin attempt. Fans do dueling chants. Ciampa with big chops in the corner. Ciampa with kicks in the corner now, beating Balor down. Ciampa drops the kneepad and charges but Balor jumps up and hits a Slingblade. Balor sends Ciampa out, then runs around the ring for a big dropkick into the barrier. Balor takes Ciampa to the ramp for 1916 but Ciampa blocks and drops Balor head-first on the bottom of the ramp. Fans chant “Mamma Mia!” now.
Ciampa returns to the ring at 7. Balor barely makes it back in and Ciampa meets him with a big knee. Ciampa nails Project Ciampa for another close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Fans chant “this is awesome!” as Ciampa looks frustrated again. Balor blocks the Fairytale Ending and hits a double stomp to the chest. Balor with the big dropkick into the corner. Balor goes to the top but Ciampa cuts him off and climbs up. Ciampa with a super Air Raid Crash but Balor kicks out.
Ciampa goes on and says this for Johnny but NXT Champion Adam Cole runs down and jumps on the apron. Balor with a 2 count as Ciampa swings at him. Balor gets his hand on the NXT Title but Ciampa keeps fighting. Balor drops Ciampa down over the NXT Title belt. The referee sees it and decides it was unintentional. Cole ends up delivering a big kick to Ciampa from the floor while the referee is getting rid of the title, allowing Balor to catch him for 1916 and the pin to win.
Winner- Finn Balor
After the match, Balor recovers as his music hits. Cole is smiling at ringside. We go to replays. Cole enters the ring, walks past Balor, and gets his title from the referee. Ciampa is still down on the mat. Cole and Balor pose over Ciampa and taunt him. Balor suddenly drops Cole with the big overhead kick. Fans chant for Balor now. Balor exits the ring as his music hits. Balor points his guns back at the ring as Cole and Ciampa try to recover on the mat. NXT goes off the air as Balor makes his exit up the ramp.