Word going around backstage at WWE SmackDown today is that Shinsuke Nakamura will defeat Randy Orton in tonight’s main event, according to PWInsider. Nakamura will then become the new #1 contender to WWE Champion Jinder Mahal.
Nakamura vs. Mahal is set to take place at the WWE Hell In a Cell pay-per-view with the title on the line, likely inside the Cell to prevent interference from The Singh Brothers.
Hell In a Cell takes place on October 8th from the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. No matches have been announced as of this writing.