Braun Strowman has captured his first singles title in WWE.
On the "Super SmackDown" edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Strowman defeated Shinsuke Nakamura to become the new Intercontinental champion. Strowman not only had to deal with Nakamura in the match, but also interference from Cesaro and Sami Zayn.
-- -- --#ICTitle #SmackDown @BraunStrowman @ShinsukeN @SamiZayn pic.twitter.com/oQQQCTphtt— WWE (@WWE) February 1, 2020
.@BraunStrowman looks to OVERPOWER @ShinsukeN and take the #ICTitle on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/0yOI9kAm3e— WWE (@WWE) February 1, 2020
Much deserved. #AndNew #ICTitle #SmackDown @BraunStrowman pic.twitter.com/utEV2LqLaA— WWE (@WWE) February 1, 2020
A SUPER SmackDown for a SUPER victory!@BraunStrowman has DEFEATED @ShinsukeN to win his FIRST SINGLES TITLE in @WWE! #AndNew #SmackDown #ICTitle pic.twitter.com/Z1AefO1IwX— WWE (@WWE) February 1, 2020
The monster-hood dream has come true. #SmackDown #ICTitle #AndNew @BraunStrowman pic.twitter.com/kewBUik0x3— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) February 1, 2020
Back to the drawing board, boys. -- #SmackDown #ICTitle @SamiZayn @WWECesaro @ShinsukeN pic.twitter.com/zVwaMtDex2— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) February 1, 2020
The loss ended Nakamura's reign as the Intercontinental champion at just north of 200 days, which was the longest since Cody Rhodes held the belt from 2011 to 2012. Strowman has previously held the Raw Tag Team titles and challenged for the Universal title, but now can add a singles championship reign to his resume.
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