WWE Rejected Finn Balor's Pitch To Join Smaller Brand

The former NXT and WWE Universal Champion intended to wrestle

for a different WWE brand before starting his second tenure on

the company's main roster last year. In an interview with Ryan Satin's

"Out of Character," guest Balor claimed to have presented the concept

of working for NXT UK.Balor admitted that the thought of rejoining

the main roster didn't exactly excite him. I believed there was a

chance for me to compete in NXT UK and perform alongside those guys.

I had a strong desire to learn more about that. At the time,

I presented [Triple H] with the proposal. Despite being positioned as the top man during his second stint on the main roster, Balor lost his first two title contests against