Finn Balor and Kyle O’Reilly Suffer Major Injuries During Their Extremely Physical Match on WWE NXT

Published 01/15/2021, 1:28 AM EST


Injuries in Wrestling are nothing new. WWE has been presenting a series solely on the reports of injuries of its NXT Talents. After the grueling New Year’s Evil, some major injuries are there.

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In this week’s injury report, WWE gave details on Finn Balor and Kyle O’Reilly. After last week’s successful title defense against O’Reilly, Pete Dunn, and NXT Tag Team Champions Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch attacked Finn Balor. However, Kyle and Undisputed Era soon saved Balor.

Later on, Balor returned the favor as he saved O’Reilly from Dunn, Lorcan, and Burch. But some damages were done already.

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O’Reilly was reported as re-aggravating his jaw injury and is not medically cleared to compete. While Balor too re-aggravated his arm injury during the same attack, but he is day-to-day.

Valentin0 Feroz is not medically cleared after she suffered multiple injuries to her face and body after Xia Li’s match and post-match assault.

Next week is quite eventful for WWE NXT

From next week, the Dusty Rhodes classics begin. The first-ever Dusty Rhodes Women’s tag team classic begins with the team of Toni Storm and Mercedes Martinez taking on Kayden Carter and Kacy Catanzaro.

For the men’s classics, we have Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado taking on Imperium and the team of Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory facing Kushida and Leon Ruff. All this goes in the first round.

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Apart from this, there is also Timothy Thatcher going one-on-one with Tommaso Ciampa in the notorious fight pit.

WWE is trying its level best to compete with AEW. The rivals air Dynamite on Wednesday and are getting massive ratings because of their surprising turn of events each week. Fans are preferring AEW over NXT.

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Hence, to keep up with AEW, WWE is introducing new and exciting events for each week. Could WWE defeat AEW in ratings on Wednesday? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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