WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura wins Royal Rumble 2018, to challenge AJ Styles for WWE Championship at Wrestlemania 34

Updated On : 2018-01-29 08:30:05
WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura wins Royal Rumble 2018, to challenge AJ Styles for WWE Championship at Wrestlemania 34 (Source- WWE.com)
WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura wins Royal Rumble 2018, to challenge AJ Styles for WWE Championship at Wrestlemania 34 (Source- WWE.com)
New Delhi:

WWE Royal Rumble 2018 proved to be a blockbuster event as wrestling fans from all the over the world watch the mega show live.

The much-awaited men’s Royal Rumble turned out to be an exciting affair as fan favourite Shinsuke Nakamura won the match by eliminating Roman Reigns. After hitting the ‘Big Dog’ with a Kinshasa, the Japanese wrestler threw him over the top rope to claim victory.

Nakamura’s win literally sent the Philadelphia crowd into tizzy who cheered for him throughout the match. The ‘King of Strong Style’ entered the Rumble at number 14 and lasted over 45 minutes.

The winner of the Royal Rumble match gets a guaranteed championship match at Wrestlemania. The former 2-time NXT champion immediately after winning the match challenged AJ Styles for the WWE title at WM 34.

AJ Styles retained his WWE championship in a 2 on 1 handicap match against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. The ‘Phenomenal One’ won the fight by hitting his finisher ‘style clash’ on Kevin Ownes.

In case, AJ Styles retain his championship at Smackdown’s exclusive pay per view- Fastlane, the match between the two superstars will be confirmed.

Styles and Nakamura have faced each other once but they are yet to battle it out inside the WWE ring. Fans are already waiting for clash of the Titans at New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 8.

First Published : Monday, January 29, 2018 08:22 AM
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