The WWE Universe's world was flipped upside-down earlier this month prior to the epic Tables Ladders and Chairs (TLC) pay-per-view (PPV) that saw a ton of changes made to the card due to a viral outbreak in the WWE Locker Room.
Originally the main event of the evening was planned to be a 5-on-3 match between The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose) taking on the team of The Miz, The Bar (Sheamus and Cesaro), Kane, and Braun Strowman.
Also on the card was supposed to be the collision of Bray Wyatt's "Sister Abigail" and Finn Balor's "Demon." Unfortunately a case of the mumps broke out in the WWE locker room and infected both Reigns and Wyatt, forcing WWE officials to search for a last-second replacement for the pair.
Reigns was replaced by WWE Hall Of Famer and Monday Night RAW General Manager Kurt Angle, while Wyatt was replaced by SmackDown Live star and former WWE Champion AJ Styles. While fans were excited for both replacement on the card, they were especially excited to see the dream match between Balor and Styles take place.
The pair certainly didn't disappoint with their meeting, putting on an epic back-and-forth bout that say Balor emerge victorious when it was all said and done. After it was all over the former Bullet Club members hit the Too Sweet that sent the crowd going nuts.
Recently WWE Hall Of Famer and legendary professional broadcaster Jim Ross took to his JR's BBQ blog to offer his thoughts on the match, and heaped on a ton of praise towards Balor and Styles (quotes via Wrestling Inc.)
"Enjoyed watching WWE TLC on the WWE Network from my home in Norman. The last two bouts were, as they were designed to be, the proper show closers.
"AJ vs. 'The Demon' was the best match of the night and one that I am somewhat sure that we will see again some day, as it's simply too good to not feature again when it can receive a more structured and timely creative build."
What are your thoughts on Ross' praise for Finn Balor vs. AJ Styles at TLC? Do you think that it was the Match Of The Year in WWE so far? And how soon do you think we'll see them square off inside the squared circle again? Have YOUR say in the comments section below, and the fourth episode of GiveMeSport’s WWE podcast is here!
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