Shinsuke Nakamura Defeats King Corbin, Nakamura Declared The “True King” Of WWE


During Friday’s edition of WWE SmackDown, a match took place featuring King Corbin vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in a special “Battle for the Crown” match. The stipulation was simple – the winner would become the true “king” of the WWE. Nakamura would go on to defeat Corbin and dethrone him of his crown.

Ring announcer Greg Hamilton announced after the match that Nakamura is now the one true “King of WWE”. Nakamura, joined by Rick Boogs performing his entrance again this week, hit the stage after the match and sat in Corbin’s throne. Boogs then placed the crown on his head to begin the celebration. The crown was displayed on a podium on the stage during the match.

You can check out some highlights from the match below:

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