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Finn Balor Still Feels Effects Of Broken Jaw – “It’s Like I’ve Been To The Dentist And Got That Shot”

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NXT Champion Finn Balor has revealed that his bottom lip is still numb after suffering a broken jaw at NXT TakeOver 31 in October 2020.

On October 4, 2020, Finn Balor defended his coveted gold against Undisputed ERA member Kyle O’Reilly in one of the best and hard hitting matches of the year. During the bout, both champion and challenger received injuries with Balor breaking his jaw and the former NXT Tag Team Champion suffering rib trauma.

The injury, which required advanced plastic surgery, three plates to be screwed into the break, a tooth to be extracted and his jaw wired shut for several weeks, kept Balor out of action until January 2021 but according the star he still feels the effects of the grievance to this very day with a numb bottom lip.

Ahead of his NXT Championship defence on February 14, Balor spoke to the New York Post about his injury and how it still impacts his life: