WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames III Results: Matt Riddle vs. Finn Balor


The following is from our play-by-play coverage of the WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames III event:

Singles Match: Matt Riddle vs. Finn Balor

They trade shots and moves in the early going before Balor takes advantage and starts the beatdown. Balor sent him to the floor before hitting a baseball slide. Riddle fought back with a series of strikes then a back splash and kicks. Riddle worked over his legs with kicks. Balor sold a leg injury that allowed him to hit a drop kick. Balor with a german suplex but Riddle no sold it and hit a series of german suplex.

Balor with a sling blade the a double foot stomp. Riddle speared him out of nowhere then hit a jackhammer for a near fall. Riddle went for a tombstone but Balor fought out and hit a powerslam for 2. Riddle hit the GTS that got a CM Punk chant. Riddle went for a dive off the top rope but Balor put up the knees. Balor with a drop kick in the corner then went to the top rope where he missed the double foot stomp. Riddle went for the bromission but Balor rolled to the ropes. Riddle dropped him on the spot with a head kick but Balor with the 1916 DDT for the win. 

Winner: Finn Balor

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