– As noted, Samoa Joe defeated Finn Balor to become the new WWE NXT Champion at tonight’s live event in Lowell, MA. It appeared Balor was injured right before the finish but that could just be an angle. You can see video of the title change at this link.
WWE announced the following:
LOWELL, Mass. — Samoa Joe defeated Finn Bálor to capture the NXT Championship at a Live Event Thursday night in Lowell, Massachusetts, WWE.com has confirmed.
Joe’s victory put an end to Bálor’s record-breaking reign as NXT Champion. The Demon won the title on July 4, 2015, and held it for 292 days, surpassing the mark set by Neville in 2014.
Now that Samoa Joe has finally snared NXT’s top prize, what will the destroyer have in store for anyone who dares to step up and challenge him? How will Finn Bálor handle this setback?
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