Finn Balor’s victory against Curt Hawkins during Monday Night RAW this week was a surprise for both the fans in attendance and the ones at home. He had previously sustained a concussion during a match with Jinder Mahal and was thought to be scratched for the event.
His head violently hit the mat and The Demon King looked like he was seeing stars after suffering that injury, but he ultimately finished his match. There was real concern among WWE brass that he wouldn’t be able to pass an Impact test and be cleared to compete.
Thankfully for both the company and Balor, he was able to return and put on a great match against Hawkins on Monday. Fans remember the major injury last year that kept him away from televised matches until the RAW directly following WrestleMania in Orlando.
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His run of popularity within the WWE Universe has been monumental and fans are eager to see what comes of his feud with Bray Wyatt later this year. From the moment he was finally called-up to the main roster from NXT, the company had to know it had a hit on its hands.
Balor rose to prominence with his performances along with Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson as the Bullet Club. On Thursday, he made a post on Instagram that made fans of the former alliance grow very excited about the possibility of a reunion sometime soon.
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There are so many reunion possibilities on the red brand these days as all of the members of The Shield now call it home. With the Club still on RAW and Balor’s popularity, it wouldn’t be strange to see them try to capitalise on the love for these older stables.
Nothing is concrete yet, but if The Demon King is thinking about it, then you can bet that someone in the corporate offices is considering the same thing. However, the path to that sort of partnership isn’t clear as Balor is a clear face right now.
The topic of Finn’s health hasn’t been smooth sailing either as he has to prove that he can stay healthy over the course of a long run. Despite those concerns, he has looked impressive in his return swing and has positioned himself well going into the feud with Wyatt.
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