WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship

WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship
WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship

WWE Smackdown Live: Who could be the next challenger for Shinsuke Nakamura?- Shinsuke Nakamura has completed over 100 days as the Intercontinental Champion. However, he has defended his title only once in all these days, and it seems to be high time when the King of Strong Style puts his coveted title on the line more frequently.

Shinsuke is a babyface on Smackdown and has been doing his things with precision along with his sidekick Rick Boogs. In this post, we have come up with three possible names who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental title in the future.

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WWE Smackdown Live: Jinder Mahal

Jinder Mahal is a former WWE Champion, and with the release of Hit Row, it seems like his budding feud has been cut short. With nothing on his plate to chew as of now, we could see the Modern Day Maharaja challenging Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship.

WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship
Jinder Mahal

Mahal and Nakamura have crossed paths in the past when Jinder Mahal was carrying the WWE Championship title around his waist during 2017-18 WWE Smackdown Live. The two men were feuding over the WWE title that time around, but this time we might see them feuding for the Intercontinental title. 

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WWE Smackdown Live: Sami Zayn

The self-proclaimed locker room leader Sami Zayn is always lurking for the Intercontinental Championship. Sami should be looking to have yet another Intercontinental Championship in his CV and then elevate himself on the Blue brand. 

WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship
Sami Zayn

WWE Smackdown Live: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Sami Zayn could be a good rivalry, especially considering Sami hasn’t got a championship match for a while now. Will we see Sami Zayn vs. Shinsuke Nakamura feuding over the Intercontinental Championship soon? Maybe!

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WWE Smackdown: Happy Corbin

The excruciating days of Corbin are gone now. Baron Corbin is Happy Corbin now and already has a past with Shinsuke Nakamura. The King of Strong Style dethroned Corbin as the King and took his car in a storyline that lasted for over two months earlier this year. 

WWE Smackdown: 3 superstars who could challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship
Happy Corbin

The two men could renew their rivalry over the Intercontinental Championship and look to recapture the title from one of his arch-rivals in recent times. Will Happy Corbin go after Shinsuke Nakamura yet again? Let’s see.