Reason why Edge vs. Finn Balor didn’t take place at the 2023 WWE Royal Rumble PLE
As previously noted, Edge vs. Finn Balor (possibly inside Hell in a Cell) was a rumored match for the 2023 Royal Rumble PLE.
In regards to why the match didn’t happen, Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline.com noted that Edge was filming a television show up until this past week and was unavailable to appear on RAW. Edge’s show is a Disney+ series called Percy Jackson and The Olympian and he is playing Ares, the Greek God of War.
The rumored Edge and Beth Phoenix vs. Finn Balor and Rhea Ripley match is expected to take place at Elimination Chamber as Ripley has her scheduled Smackdown women’s title match against Charlotte Flair at Wrestlemania 39. Edge vs. Balor is now rumored for Wrestlemania 39.