WWE: Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura beat Jinder Mahal and Rusev on SmackDown Live

first_imgWWE SmackDown Live’s main event scene has been in constant flux with a plethora of superstars getting a crack at Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship title.The likes of Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura are getting opportunities to usurp the ‘Modern day Maharaja’  from the pinnacle of success in his own wrestling career.Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura teamed up to face the ‘Bulgarian brute’ Rusev and Jinder Mahal as the main event on the latest episode of WWE Smackdown Live.In the match, after an feisty opening exchange, Orton and Nakamura suffered some early setback. As the match progressed, the Japanese-American pair hit back and finally defeated Rusev and Mahal.They worked together to come out victorious despite the fact that they face each other next week for the chance to become the No. 1 contender to Mahal’s crown. After the end of the match, Orton turned his attention to Nakamura, surprising him with an RKO as they were celebrating the win…. because you NEVER know when #TheViper will STRIKE!#SDLive @RandyOrton @ShinsukeN pic.twitter.com/mm66ZyzioQ- WWE (@WWE) August 30, 2017Both, Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura, are current ‘baby faces’ on WWE SmackDown, and the match next week sets up interesting prospects mainly due to the each man’s in-ring style.Earlier in the night, Mahal had approached Rusev to form a strong alliance for the night’s main event. Rusev told off Mahal saying that it was not about “Bulgaria, India, Japan or America” and warned ‘the Maharaja’ to be careful because he will be coming after the title.advertisementlast_img read more