Smackdown: Shinsuke Nakamura defended his title



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Smackdown: Shinsuke Nakamura defended his title

Backstage Naomi catches up with Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville! The girl asks Sonya Deville to see each other in the ring, but the WWE Officer decides to deny what I wrote a few lines ago and she refuses her, saying that she has the agenda full of her.

Naomi raises for next week and Sonya accepts, but only if her now bitter enemy faces Charlotte Flair. However, Jimmy's wife also wants to do it on her terms and is promised that the match will be valid for the title. Pearce is there and Naomi wins a titled match, while she just wanted to have a chat with Deville.

The last time Shinsuke Nakamura defended the Intercontinental Championship on television was on September 24, 2021, on SmackDown. Shinsuke defeated Apollo Crews on that night. Since then, Happy Corbin became the no.1 contender in October 2021, but his opportunity never came to fruition.

Then, on Christmas Day, Sami Zayn won the 12 Days Of Christmas Gauntlet to become the no.1 contender.

Shinsuke Nakamura defended the Intercontinental Championship

Shinsuke Nakamura's partner in crime, Rick Boogs, recently revealed that the champion had been dealing with an injury.

It now appears that the Japanese legend may be over the worst and is now ready to compete in WWE regularly once again. The match between Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Sami Zayn for the Intercontinental Championship will take place the night before Elimination Chamber in Jeddah.

Backstage Natalya, interviewed by Kayla Braxton, says she is looking for Aliyah, but she finds herself in front of Xia Li and decides to postpone the fight until next week. - New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) vs Los Lotharios.

Do I really have to specify that the victory goes to New Day? Well, that's it, with Midnight Hour ending on poor Angel. The character he had built up around himself made him a crowd favorite. It wasn’t long before he won the Championship there, and kept going.

One thing that drew my attention was one particular entrance of his before a match at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom. WWE did play him well as a heel, and there’s no doubt that he is still a fan favorite. Nakamura is back in the spotlight by winning the Tag Team Championship with Cesaro after beating The New Day at Extreme Rules.

This could be another line for him to pull himself back to the main cards. If there ever was an embodiment to the term ‘body language’, it’s Nakamura. “The King of Strong Style” has a deep charm in him that are expressed by his actions and the way he carries himself.