Watch video · Due to his injury, @StephMcMahon and I jointly accept @FinnBalor relinquishing of the @WWE Universal Championship. #Raw — Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) August 22, …
The WWE Universal Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the Raw brand. It is one of two world titles for WWE’s main roster, alongside the WWE Championship on the SmackDown brand.
Inaugural WWE Universal Champion Finn Bálor underwent surgery as a result of the injury he suffered to his right shoulder against Seth Rollins at SummerSlam. The same injury forced Bálor to relinquish his title on Raw, one day after winning it. Update: Aug.23 at 10 p.m by Dr. Jeffrey Dugas “Finn’s injury was pretty severe, more severe than normal. A really high energy injury, it did more damage than a standard …
Aug 23, 2016 · One night after becoming the first WWE Universal Champion, Finn Bálor is forced to relinquish the title due to injury. Finn Bálor is forced to relinquish the title due to injury. More ACTION
Finn Balor became the first WWE superstar to win a major title in his first pay-per-view appearance when he captured the inaugural WWE Universal Championship in a match for the vacant title
Balor defeated Seth Rollins at SummerSlam on Sunday night to be the first Universal champion. But WWE confirmed Monday he suffered a shoulder injury during the course of the match:
Newly crowned WWE Universal Champion Finn Balor will have to give up his title because of the shoulder injury suffered during his match Sunday with Seth Rollins at SummerSlam.
Finn Balor not only walked out of SummerSlam with the WWE Universal Championship, but he also left the pay-per-view with a shoulder injury that caused him to give up the title.
When the WWE Championship became exclusive to SmackDown LIVE following the WWE Brand Extension, Stephanie McMahon and Mick Foley created the Universal Championship as the flagship title of Monday Night Raw.
Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins at SummerSlam was, for many, one of the best matches at Sunday night’s pay-per-view at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. In almost 20 minutes of action, both men put on a dazzling show for the fans, and WWE proved that it’s serious about giving recent NXT product Balor a big push when he beat the established Rollins to become WWE’s first Universal champion in history.
Aug 23, 2016 · Monday Night Raw 2016.08.22 – The night after SummerSlam – Injured Finn Bálor enters the ring to give his new Universal Championship to Raw’s …
Shortly after arriving on the main roster, Bálor became the first wrestler in WWE history to win a world title in their pay-per-view debut, as well as becoming the quickest wrestler in WWE history to win a world title at 27 days following his main roster debut by becoming the inaugural Universal Champion at SummerSlam 2016.
Ring name(s): C.T.U Ranger Red (II), Fergal Devitt, Finn Bálor, Pegasus Kid (II), Prince Devitt
Finn Balor suffered a shoulder injury during his match against Seth Rollins at SummerSlam on Sunday night, WWE.com has confirmed, forcing him to relinquish the inaugural Universal championship.
The WWE clearly had big plans for Finn Balor after this year’s SummerSlam, but that all came crashing down when Balor was unexpectedly injured and had to relinquish his Universal Championship belt.