Channel Guide interviewer Scott Fishman had a chance to speak with NXT champ Finn Bálor leading into the action-packed and sold-out NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, which is Saturday, Aug. 22, the night before WWE SummerSlam in Brooklyn from the Barclays Center on WWE Network.
The Irish superstar reflects on his first year in WWE and the transition required. He also discusses working with Kevin Owens, his Demon persona and the idea of a dream match with The Undertaker.
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- Finn Balor on Twitter @WWEBalor
- NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn
Watch Finn Bálor defend the NXT championship against Kevin Owens in a ladder match 9 p.m. EST /8 p.m. CST Saturday, Aug. 22 at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn from the Barclays Center live on WWE Network. Title holder and challenger will also be part of a NXT panel discussion for fans earlier that day.
Also, Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tyler Breeze.
NXT women’s champ Sasha Banks vs. Bayley.
Baron Corbin vs. Samoa Joe.
NXT tag champs Blake and Murphy with Alexa Bliss vs. The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch).
Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte vs. Dana Brooke vs. Emma
Apollo Crews vs. Tye Dillinger.
Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady, Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley vs. Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder.
Carmella vs. Eva Marie.
Bull Dempsey vs. Elias Samson.
Note: Some matches will be taped for NXT shows at 8 p.m. Wednesdays on WWE Network.
- WWE SummerSlam
WWE SummerSlam is 7 p.m. EST Sunday, Aug. 23 on pay-per-view and WWE Network. There is a pre-show at 6 p.m. EST on WWE Network.
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