AJ Styles vs. Finn Balor was booked at this year’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view event. The following is the play-by-play coverage of the match:
It was a slow start with Balor controlling the action. Styles with a series of hip tosses then a back breaker for 2. Gallows & Anderson got into a brawl with Judgment Day. Balor went for the styles clash, but AJ blocked and went for the calf crusher, but Balor fought out. They traded head kicks.
Balor went for a reverse DDT, but Styles fought out and hit one of his own off the middle rope for 2. Styles went to the top rope and missed a dive. Balor with a drop kick sending him into the corner. Balor missed his finisher and Styles locked in the calf crusher and Balor got out of it by slamming his head into the mat. Styles went over with the phenomenal forearm.
Winner: AJ Styles