Superstars react to Samoa Joe’s NXT Title win
The news rippled through social media mere moments after the pinfall was counted: Samoa Joe had dethroned the longest-reigning NXT Champion in history, Finn Bálor, at a Live Event in Lowell, Massachusetts, far away from the bright lights of Full Sail University.
As the NXT Universe began to let the seismic development sink in, Superstars took to Twitter to express their shock, offer congratulations or, in the case of Bálor, show grace in defeat:
It was an honor #NXTLowell— Finn Bálor (@wwebalor) April 22, 2016
Holy cow! Absolutely shocking. https://t.co/cOKWf0icLv— Sami Zayn (@iLikeSamiZayn) April 22, 2016
& Thank you @wwebalor for being the champion you were. Someone all of us strive to be like in and out of the ring. Here's to the future— Bayley (@itsBayleyWWE) April 22, 2016
Amazing MOMENT #NXTLowell— Riddick Moss (@riddickMoss) April 22, 2016