Jeff will be looking to bring Shinsuke to the dark side.
Prior to his WWE Championship match at 'Money In The Bank', Shinsuke Nakamura went one-on-one with the current WWE United States Champion Jeff Hardy on an episode of SmackDown Live. The closing sequences of their match saw Shinsuke hit his systematic-like low-blow on Hardy causing the match to result in a disqualification.
This past Tuesday on SmackDown Live a segment aired which featured a face-painted Jeff Hardy stating that although Shinsuke may not have thought much about the low-blow he gave him seeing as how Shinsuke had a WWE Championship match ahead of him, Hardy was "awoken" by the dirty move and now Jeff truly sees Shinsuke Nakamura. Nakamura did respond to Hardy later on in the night with a few sarcastic comments.
As the two competitors' rivalry continues to heat up, the SmackDown Live GM Paige announced over her official Twitter page that this upcoming Tuesday on SmackDown Live Jeff Hardy will be defending the WWE United States Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura.
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