Finn Balor Shares Honest Thoughts On WWE Use Of Demon

Finn Balor Shares Honest Thoughts On WWE Use Of Demon WWE

WWE Raw star Finn Balor has commented on the future of his Demon persona ahead of his upcoming World Heavyweight Championship match.

At Money in the Bank 2023, Balor will challenge for Seth Rollins’ WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

There has been some speculation that Balor will bring the Demon to London, with the character returning at WrestleMania 39 for Balor’s Hell in a Cell match against Edge.

Speaking on After The Bell, Balor admitted that after a while, he saw the Demon as a crutch.

Explaining how the concept changed when he brought it to WWE, Balor said:

“It became a crutch. I’ll hold my hand up and say I’m guilty of trying to please too many people and not please myself.

“The thing with that character, or even a lot of the stuff that I was doing in WWE in general, was a result of trying to please too many people, be it the creative team, the writing team, the merchandise team, the promotions team, the tickets team and not really pleasing myself.”

“When the demon character was conceived in Japan, it was something that didn’t really have a rhyme or reason, but it was just something that I felt I could express myself and mold myself better in the moment when I needed to go into that zone.

“When you bring it into the WWE Universe, it has to become something or it has to have a reason why this happens, why this transformation happens.

” I feel like the more you try and explain something, the less sense that actually makes and the more ridiculous it becomes.

“For me, that was the crutch that I felt. It wasn’t necessarily the process of the paint or the creative part of trying to execute a different unique design every time, it was to try to keep so many people happy and not really staying true to myself and why I was doing it in the first place.”

Balor vs Rollins has been touted as a match seven years in the making, with Balor looking for revenge after suffering an injury at SummerSlam 2016 which later forced him to relinquish the Universal Championship.

Check out the announced card for WWE Money in the Bank 2023 right here.

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1 year ago by Sanchez Taylor


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