The current NXT Champion Finn Balor successfully defended the NXT Championship against Kyle O’Reilly at TakeOver 31. Coming out of the match, Balor and O’Reilly both suffered injuries and Balor shared on social media that his jaw was broken in two different places. In an update on his injury, Balor tweeted out that he has undergone successful surgery.
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Recovering from a successful surgery with @dr.anuppatel , @dr.edgarsosa and nurse @verolaguera Last Friday, i underwent surgery for 2 fractures of my jaw, including one going into my tooth. After the tooth was removed, I was wired shut to restore my bite and help align the fractures. Then 3 plates where screwed in to fixate the fractures for a quick recovery. Thankfully no wires were needed after surgery!
Balor is still the NXT Champion as of this writing. Prior to Balor winning the title, Karrion Kross had to relinquish the gold after separating his shoulder at TakeOver 30.
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