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Zayn has been entirely dependent on Owens for his whole run in WWE so far. It's getting embarrassing now that they can't come up with a good storyline for him that doesn't involve Owens. KO is clearly the one that they consider the bigger star.

Regarding Balor I'm in the camp where I really don't see what the fuss is about. I can't remember any memorable promos and his match with Styles, while a high quality match, isn't particularly memorable either. 

Hopefully the whole club thing will work but it looks like they're trying to make lightning strike twice to me. Thus far it's almost all been a Balor nostalgia trip for non WWE fans and that shouldn't be how you book someone.

Sadly Nakamura is getting similar treatment right now. Write a story for them or you shouldn't have signed them in the first place.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09/January/2018 at 11:20
I would love to see them do a Bullet Club takeover angle where Balor goes heel and forms a super-club with guys like AJ, Adam Cole and the Undisputed Era and maybe Owens and Zayn too. Have them go full NWO on the WWE. If they could get CM Punk to come back and be part of it too it would be out of this world, but I know any of this is unlikely.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09/January/2018 at 14:40
Zayn was his own guy in NXT. On the main roster they literally went out of their way to make him look bad.

Balor was quite popular in NXT, and on the main roster they started him off right but when he got injured they gave up.

Balor and Zayn started slow in NXT and got over on their own. Owens was pushed right from the start both in NXT and on the main roster. Owens has lived up to his push for the most part but for the most part he is only lucky that he is a heel as his push has Roman Reigns written all over it. The fans don't care about heels getting a huge push though so that works out well for Owens.
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I think Balor is amazing..but he was better as a heel. If he makes a full heel turn, we have things like this to look forward to. 





Edited by Maxwell - 09/January/2018 at 17:09
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09/January/2018 at 17:40
Seems the Balor Club is a legit thing on Raw after this week and don't know if it was just me but did they seem to be heeling it up a bit? One thing is for sure and that's they were clearly having a great time working together.

If a heel turn adds a bit more of a edge to Finn Balor's bland character I'm all for it, especially if it leads to the growth of the Bullet/Balor Club.
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If we get a heel Finn anywhere near like in that video then the Balor club will be awesome

They were definitely heeling it up on Raw and it looks like we will get Anderson and Gallows v Seth and JJ for the tag team titles and Reigns v Balor may be the next IC title feud
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First of all i apologise for the double post but I just had to

I need to retract every bad thing I’ve ever said about Finn Balor !!

After what Rico etc said, I thought I’d go on the Network and watch some of his matches , looked at a few things on YouTube but the biggest factor was the episode of WWE 24 on the network.

From all the stuff I watched from his NXT days and stuff pre WWE I fully understand what all the hype is about. He is a tremendous wrestler and is far more charismatic than I ever thought

The thing that really made me realise just what sort of guy he is was on the episode of WWE24. The way he handled his injury and the work he put into the recovery - just everything about it is what a true athlete should do and it was quite an inspiring story.

It’s quite sad that he missed Mania even though he was cleared to come back but his return on Raw the night after was worth the wait.

I’m watching his match with Neville from NXT in March 2016 and will probably watch many more.

I know Fletch - you were of the same opinion as me so I seriously recommend you watch his WWE24 episode it will definitely help you understand his appear and change your opinion of him

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Maybe with this more cocky/heely Balor he'll be allowed to show his personality more...I guess the next couple of weeks will really shape that.

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Seems Balor is coming along fine now that he's been put back together with Gallows & Anderson. More of his personality is coming across because he's got people to bounce stuff off of rather than just the generic one sided promos he has been given in the past.

Hopefully a heel turn does come as I think that's where all the Bullet Club guys excel, with the exception of AJ Styles.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Maxwell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10/January/2018 at 03:08
Originally posted by Rico Len Rico Len wrote:

Seems Balor is coming along fine now that he's been put back together with Gallows & Anderson. More of his personality is coming across because he's got people to bounce stuff off of rather than just the generic one sided promos he has been given in the past.

Hopefully a heel turn does come as I think that's where all the Bullet Club guys excel, with the exception of AJ Styles.


I think Kenny Is better as a face also. I really think that is where the current BC is headed when the cocky babyface "elite" (Kenny, Young bucks, hangman page maybe CODY and Marty Scrull/Also Flip Gordon) split off from the real heel Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Roa, Chase Owens, and maybe Yujiro Takahashi.....and probably Cody and Marty). 

But yes, Finn Balor as a heel is like having one the bad guys from Snatch as a wrestler. It's an awesome thing. 
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