Finn Balor is the current NXT Champion and he thought that his current NXT run would last 3 months. Before joining WWE, Finn Balor was a very famous indie wrestler and was also part of The Bullet Club, which was one of the most feared indie wrestling groups in the world.
Finn spoke about his current NXT run on the After The Bell podcast. Finn joined RAW in 2016 after the 2016 draft. He quickly won matches against Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins cleanly. Finn was also the first-ever WWE Universal Champion in 2016.
Finn however suffered a big shoulder injury right after he won the WWE Universal Title and that is why his run was very underwhelming.
Finn Balor on Continuing His Career at NXT
Finn returned to NXT in 2019, as WWE NXT prepared for war against AEW Dynamite.
He quickly found success as he won the NXT Title. He stated that originally WWE just sent him for a short time, but now it has become a long term role. “I didn’t know what to expect,” Balor said. “I was kind of under the impression that it was going to be a 3-month deal.
Reboot Finn, reset and go back to RAW or go back to SmackDown, go back to things as normal. “It’s kind of evolved into something I don’t think anyone expected. I think it’s thanks to how NXT is also evolving and really truly its own brand now.
I don’t know what to expect going forward, I don’t know how long it’s going to last but I have to say, I’m super happy in NXT and there’s no reason for me to want to move anywhere in my career at this point”.
He also spoke about how he has evolved over the years. He believes that there will be a time when NXT does not need him and he is ready for that to move on. “I feel like I’m still growing,” Finn Balor said.
“I think that’s one of the best things I’ve done in my career. I’ve known when to move and when there’s something to change. That was the case in Europe, that was the case in Japan, that was the case when I was on RAW and SmackDown.
I’m sure I will get to a point where NXT has kind of run its course and it’s time to make a change, but I don’t see that coming anytime soon”.