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In their first match ever, Shinsuke Nakamura must defeat John Cena

Last week on SmackDown Live, Jinder Mahal was cutting a promo on his Battleground victory saying how he crushed Randy Orton in his match then raised the title in the air looking invincible

Then out came one John Cena.

Cena congratulated Jinder on getting into better shape and retaining the WWE Title at Battleground before challenging him to a match for the title at Summerslam.

GM Daniel Bryan came out and congratulated both men on fantastic matches at Battleground. He also told Cena that on Smackdown Live opportunities are earned no matter what your name may be.

DB then schedules a dream match for this Tuesday on Smackdown Live: John Cena will go one on one with Shinsuke Nakamura for a chance to face Jinder for the WWE Title at Summerslam.

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This has the potential to be a monumental match if booked right; however, Nakamura must pin Cena clean.

It would be a great way for Cena to put over a guy like Shinsuke as well as cement Nakamura as a future main eventer.


I wouldn’t even be mad if Jinder interferes in some way making it a triple threat match adding a little spice to Summerslam.

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Cena pinning Nakamura would halt the King of Strong Style’s momentum and prevent him from becoming the main eventer all the fans know he can be.

A Cena win only confirms the fact that he’s going to break Ric Flair’s legendary record and we can hold off on that.

Cena will always come back to WWE even though he claims his time is coming to an end. Stop playing Cena, we know you want to pull a Hogan and keep wrestling till you can’t actually move anymore.

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Nakamura has long been denied his main event spot ever since moving to the main roster. He came up hot but has slowly started to fizzle out even though he is extremely over with the fans.

Nakamura needs to win either on Smackdown Live tonight, or at Summerslam, because a King always needs his crown.