Finn Balor Admits He Was Hurt Over Not Being Involved With WrestleMania 37

Finn Balor Admits He Was Hurt Over Not Being Involved With WrestleMania 37 WWE

Finn Balor has opened up about missing WrestleMania 37 last year, noting that it hurt not to be involved in the event.

WrestleMania 37 in April 2021 was WWE’s first event to feature a live public crowd since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Despite being on NXT at the time, Finn Balor has admitted that he didn’t enjoy watching the show from his couch.

Speaking on WWE After The Bell, Balor recalled being unavailable for last year’s Show of Shows, as he was working NXT Stand & Deliver during WrestleMania 37 week.

Still wanting to prove himself, Balor said:

“You can be jaded in any walk of you life, but when you’re a kid and you watch wrestling and love wrestling. The idea of being involved in WrestleMania is so far-fetched. Every time that WrestleMania comes around, you want to be involved.

“Even though I wasn’t involved last year, I watched, and I’ll be honest, it hurt. I just had a killer match with Karrion Kross in NXT and the next day I’m sitting at home on the couch watching WrestleMania. I wasn’t part of the brand, so I shouldn’t have been on the show, but the competitor in me or the person that wants to prove something, it did hurt not being involved. The second night, it did hurt not being involved.

“If there’s wrestling on and there are people at it and a ring is set up and everyone is watching on TV, I want to be on that show. It definitely hurt not being involved, even though I wasn’t at all available. I’m super excited and I want to be involved at WrestleMania, whether it’s first night, second night, Axxess, I don’t care. I want to be on there.”

Finn Balor is the current US Champion, defeating Damian Priest for the gold on the February 28 edition of Raw. As of writing, Balor isn’t scheduled to compete at WrestleMania 38.

You can view the announced card for WrestleMania Saturday at this link, and the current line-up for WrestleMania Sunday at this link.

Transcription via Fightful

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