The Demon King is back.
At the RAW WWE Live event in Buffalo, NY on Friday night, former WWE Universal Champion -- albeit for a single day -- Finn Balor made his long-awaited return to a WWE ring. Balor took part in a six-man tag team main event, fighting alongside Sami Zayn and Chris Jericho to take on Samoa Joe, Kevin Owens and Triple H.
Balor's team took home the victory thanks to a Codebreaker from Jericho on Owens.
You can check out videos of his return below, including the moment he first got involved in the match itself.
BREAKING: @FinnBalor returns to action at #WWEBuffalo! pic.twitter.com/epxmzQEHr7— WWE (@WWE) March 11, 2017
BREAKING: @FinnBalor returns to action at #WWEBuffalo! pic.twitter.com/epxmzQEHr7
— WWE (@WWE) March 11, 2017
Balor's first action back #WWEBuffalo pic.twitter.com/LYkCummE9u— Mike Straw (@MikeStrawWrites) March 11, 2017
Balor's first action back #WWEBuffalo pic.twitter.com/LYkCummE9u
— Mike Straw (@MikeStrawWrites) March 11, 2017
Balor had been out of action since suffering a severe shoulder injury at the hands of Seth Rollins during his match at SummerSlam 2016 for the debuting Universal Championship. Over the last few weeks, he has made appearances at various events, and even got in the ring for physical action at the most recent NXT TV tapings to take out current NXT Champion Bobby Roode.
Balor is expected to participate at more live events going forward. There has been no word regarding his return to WWE television, but this has to be a sign that a return is happening much sooner than later.
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