In the main event of tonight’s SmackDown Live, former two time NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura defeated the 16 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena clean to become the #1 contender for the WWE Championship.
He will now face “The Modern Day Maharaja” Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship in the co-main event at SummerSlam 2017. It should be noted that Nakamura dropped Cena on his neck during the ending moments of the match.
Cena raised Nakamura’s hand after the match as Mahal looked on. Below is what the SummerSlam 2017 match-card looks now:
– Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe
– WWE Championship Match: Jinder Mahal (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
– United States Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens with Shane McMahon as Special Guest Referee.
– Raw Women’s Championship Match: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Bayley
– SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Naomi (c) vs. Natalya
– Randy Orton vs. Rusev
You can watch the ending moments of this match below: