Gunther vs. Sheamus for the Intercontinental Championship supplied followers with a real match of the 12 months candidate at WWE Conflict on the Fortress 2022.
After successful a five-way match to develop into the No. 1 contender for the Intercontinental Championship, that meant he must battle Gunther, a wrestler who has had numerous match of the 12 months candidates throughout his time in NXT UK. Gunther and Sheamus matched up completely on paper, as they’re each hard-hitting stars.
And it was a banger of a bout in Cardiff, Wales.
In a match that featured a powerbomb onto metal steps, a Celtic Cross off the highest rope, and lots of, MANY chops to the chest, Gunther retained his Intercontinental Championship over Sheamus. The followers have been on their toes inside Principality Stadium numerous instances.
Twitter reacts to Gunther vs. Sheamus at WWE Conflict on the Fortress 2022
Followers watching at residence and people within the stadium took to Twitter to react to what may very nicely be probably the greatest matches of the 12 months. If not, it’s definitely the most effective Intercontinental Championship match wrestling followers have seen in fairly a while.
Within the closing portion of the match, Sheamus hit the aforementioned Celtic Cross to Gunther off the highest rope, however solely received a two-count. “The Celtic Warrior” tried to go for the Brogue Kick, however his again gave out on him, because of the variety of powerbombs given to him by Gunther. The champion then hit a vicious clothesline to get the three-count and retain.
As Gunther walked up the ramp, Sheamus received up off of the mat and obtained a standing ovation from the followers.
You probably have not gotten the possibility to see this match, we advocate doing so. You’ll not remorse it.