AJ Styles vs. Finn Balor - TLC 2017 Match Results and Analysis
The crowd went crazy and started chanting "This is awesome" even before the match began. The two leaders of the Bullet Club faced off for the first time ever in this match which was booked at the last minute. The two started hitting each other with countless submissions and counters in an incredible display of sheer athleticism. They both hit each other with roll-ups but Balor countered it into a huge dropkick.
The two athletes exchanged blows followed by a huge Phenomenal Forearm from a springboard by Styles. AJ went for the pin but only managed to get a two count. Finn took control and sent AJ into the corner a couple of times with a series of vicious dropkicks.
AJ climbed onto the top rope but was taken out by a Pele kick from Balor followed by a suicide dive over the top rope. AJ and Balor ended up outside as the two rolled over onto the announce table, Styles sending Balor onto the commentators.
Balor attempted a 1916 in the ring and missed the first but went for a pin after the second, successful attempt. Balor only managed to get a 2 count and went for a Coupe de Grace but was met with a Pele kick from AJ. AJ takes Balor down with a hurricanrana from the top rope. AJ missed the following 450 and Balor sent him flying with a dropkick. Balor landed the Coupe de Grace perfectly and managed to get the pinfall.
Result: Finn Balor def. AJ Styles
The two former Bullet Club leaders gave the fans a moment to cherish by doing the two sweet hand gesture after the match! Can this get any better?!