As we draw nearer to this Sunday’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, tomorrow night’s final episode of SmackDown Live before the event hits the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Today, a big match-up has been announced by WWE as United States Champion Jeff Hardy will go one-on-one with Shinsuke Nakamura, however the title will not be on the line.
The two clashed in the ring over the weekend at SmackDown Live Events as Hardy defended the US Title in Fatal 4-Way and Fatal 5-Way matches that included Nakamura. There was also a Twitter exchange between the two with all of this leading to tomorrow’s match:
I’m gonna write a caption for this later…maybe. pic.twitter.com/PDS27dUWrx
— Shinsuke Nakamura (@ShinsukeN) June 10, 2018
— #BrotherNero DELETED (@JEFFHARDYBRAND) June 10, 2018
— Shinsuke Nakamura (@ShinsukeN) June 11, 2018
— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2018
Below is WWE’s full announcement:
Jeff Hardy to battle Shinsuke Nakamura tomorrow night on SmackDown LIVE
Shinsuke Nakamura is just days away from what is sure to be a brutal Last Man Standing Match against WWE Champion AJ Styles, but before he steps in the ring with The Phenomenal One, WWE’s Rockstar must deal with another titleholder on SmackDown LIVE – United State Champion Jeff Hardy.
The two continued to trade barbs on Twitter, and WWE.com learned that Paige has confirmed a match between the two for Tuesday’s SmackDown LIVE. Will Hardy send Nakamura into Chicago with a loss, or will Nakamura prove that he’s ready to be the last man standing? Find out tomorrow on SmackDown LIVE at 8/7 C on USA Network!
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