United States Champion Jeff Hardy will take on Shinsuke Nakamura on Smackdown.
On Monday, Smackdown General Manager Paige created a match between Daniel Bryan and Shelton Benjamin which will be their first singles match against each other in WWE. Later on Monday, WWE.com revealed that Paige also created a match between Jeff Hardy and Shinsuke Nakamura. The two have never met in a match on WWE television.
According to WWE.com, the match was created after the following exchange on Twitter.
— #BrotherNero DELETED (@JEFFHARDYBRAND) June 10, 2018
It was not mentioned if the match will be for the United States Championship or not.
On Sunday at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view, Nakamura will be in a Last Man Standing match against AJ Styles for the WWE Championship. Jeff Hardy does not have a United States Championship match scheduled and lost a Money in the Bank qualifying match to Daniel Bryan.