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Balor doesn’t wait for Thatcher to be ready, as he goes right after Thatcher, but Thatcher takes down Balor with a some palm strikes. Balor reverses and goes for an armbar. Thatcher rolls Balor into a pinfall, but Balor gets the armbar back in.

Thatcher escapes, but Balor and Thatcher get back to their feet and Balor goes right after the same arm. Thatcher takes Balor down, but Balor picks Thatcher’s toe and drops him to the mat. Thatcher gets in a front face lock, but Balor gets to his feet.

Thatcher chops Balor in the chest and then gets the front facelock back in. Thatcher wrenches on Balor’s neck, but Balor is able to dump Thatcher to the outside. Thatcher gets back in the ring, and Balor stomps and kicks at Thatcher. Thatcher grabs Balor’s toe and brings him back down to the mat.

Thatcher gets a hold of Balor’s left leg and puts in a submission on his knee. Balor kicks Thatcher’s head, but Thatcher lays into the submission. Balor reaches the ropes and forces a break. Thatcher locks in a bow and arrow submission, but Balor reverses into a cover for two.

Thatcher kicks away at Balor on the mat, then wrenches away at Balor’s left leg. Balor kicks Thatcher in the face, and Thatcher releases the hold. Balor jumps to his feet and lays into Thatcher with kicks, but Thatcher rolls Balor to the mat and locks in a kimura lock. Thatcher rolls Balor onto his stomach and locks in an abdominal stretch.

Thatcher locks in another headlock, then transitions into an attempted armbar, but lays into Balor’s midsection with knees instead. Thatcher locks in a double chicken wing, but Balor reverses into a suplex, covering him for two. Balor hits a dropkick on Thatcher, pinning him for two.

Balor and Thatcher get to their feet and trade blows. Balor hits an overhead kick on Thatcher, and both men fall to the mat. Thatcher gets to his feet and goes for a slingblade. Thatcher catches him, but Balor takes him down and hits a double stomp on Thatcher.

Balor pulls Thatcher to his feet, but Thatcher reverses. After a series of reversals, Balor locks in an abdominal stretch, then hits an inverted DDT. Balor hits Thatcher with a superkick into the corner, then goes for Coup de Grace. Thatcher rolls out of the way and locks in a single leg crab on Balor. Balor reaches the ropes and forces break.

Thatcher kicks away at Balor’s back, but Balor gets back and kicks Thatcher in the ribs. Thatcher hits Balor with a kick to the head and a German suplex. Thatcher goes for a single leg takedown, but Balor reveres into a headlock. Thatcher breaks the grip and goes for an ankle lock.

Balor pulls Thatcher forward and rolls through, hitting a double foot stomp on Thatcher. Balor hits a forearm to Thatcher’s chest, then goes to the top and goes for Coup de Grace and hits. Balor follows it up with a 1916, then pins Thatcher for the victory.

Winner: Finn Balor

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