The bitter rivalry between NXT Champion Samoa Joe and Finn Bálor could not be contained during a Live Event in Portland Saturday night. The two pummeled each other in an incident captured and broadcast to the WWE Universe via Facebook Live.
The two heated enemies, currently scheduled to battle for the championship at NXT TakeOver on June 8, went after each other in vicious fashion. It took the entire NXT locker room to pull Joe and Bálor off of each other. WWE.com caught up with NXT General Manager William Regal for an exclusive interview after the melee calmed down. After assessing the situation, Regal promised an announcement that would have TakeOver ramifications during a contract signing on Facebook Live
Regal made good on his promise during the signing. Wanting to protect the fans in the arena from the carnage these two rivals are sure to create, the NXT General Manager declared that Joe and Bálor's championship showdown will now be the first Steel Cage Match in NXT history!