Shinsuke Nakamura Says He Has To Change His Style Against Bobby Roode Tonight

Former two time NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura was recently interviewed by Crave Online ahead of tonight’s NXT TakeOver: Orlando event. 

He said he realizes he needs to switch up his gameplan against Bobby Roode for their rematch or risk losing to him again. Nak's over-reliance on knee based offense hurt him the last time... literally.

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“He injured my leg again so I need to change my style," Nakamura began, "but I want to enjoy this match because NXT TakeOver Orlando is the biggest NXT of the year and the audience comes from all over the world and I want to wrestle the best of Bobby Roode.”

If Nakamura can pull it out tonight, he would be the first ever Three-Time NXT Champion. something that Nakamura understands the significance of. “It will show to me that I have proven myself to the world."

Depending on the result of tonight's match, Shinsuke might have a difficult decision to make. If it were up to him, would he want to stay in NXT or move up to the main roster? “Hard question. I build the Nakamura era and I’m going to prove again who I am and show off my ability." But for now, he's focused on Bobby Roode, he says. "so I have to concentrate on TakeOver Orlando against Bobby Roode instead of that.”

Fightful will have full, Live Coverage of NXT Takeover Orlando tonight, including a post-show podcast.

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