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Shinsuke Nakamura’s Role For This Saturday’s UFC 303 PPV Revealed

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Below are a couple of top WWE & UFC news stories of the day, involving Shinsuke Nakamura and Dijak.

• WWE Superstar Shinsuke Nakamura will be cornering Tsuruya Rei at UFC 303.

Rei announced that Nakamura will be in his corner for his fight against Carlos Hernandez in the Men’s Flyweight (125 lbs) division this Saturday on June 29, which is part of the preliminary card.

The main event of UFC 303 will be Alex Pereira defending the UFC Light Heavyweight (205 lbs) Championship against Jiří Procházka.

Alex previously defeated Jiří via TKO to win the vacant Light Heavyweight Title at UFC 295. He went on to defend the title against Jamahal Hill at UFC 300, where he won via KO.

The original main event of this PPV was set to feature the return of Conor McGregor, taking on Michael Chandler in a Welterweight (170 lbs) bout. However, the fight got postponed due to Conor suffering a broken toe during the fight camp.

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• WWE wrestler Dijak announced on social media that his contract will expire on June 28, making him a free agent. Dijak revealed that WWE informed him at the last minute that his contract would not be renewed and did not make any offers to extend it. Despite his attempts to negotiate, he was met with resistance.

Dijak mentioned that a top WWE executive praised his performance during WrestleMania weekend, and he was initially slated for an NXT Title feud. However, he was instead called up to RAW, where he was not utilized.

He tweeted the following photo:

Dijak Is Leaving WWE

Though he never wrestled on RAW, Dijak did compete on WWE Main Event and WWE Speed. He expressed a mix of gratitude, disappointment, and excitement for the future.

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