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Finn Balor wins United States Championship on WWE Raw

Balor defeated Damian Priest to capture the US title for the first time.

Finn Balor defeated Damian Priest to win the United States Championship on tonight's WWE Raw. 

Balor hit the Coup de Grace and pinned Priest cleanly to capture the title. After the match, Priest cut a promo that credited the fans for carrying Balor to the title win, then blaming the fans not giving him the same respect during his title run. Priest then attacked Balor and hit a razor's edge onto the announcer's table, so it looks as though a program between the two will continue. 

Balor now adds his first US title reign to a WWE resume that includes a Universal Championship reign that ended after one day due to injury, two Intercontinental title reigns, plus two reigns with the NXT Championship.

Priest's first reign with the US title ends at 191 days. He had held the Championship since defeating Sheamus at SummerSlam in Las Vegas in August 2021.