Shinsuke Nakamura makes his long-awaited in-ring return

Shinsuke Nakamura makes his long-awaited in-ring return

Shinsuke Nakamura not only lost his NXT Championship to Bobby Roode at TakeOver: San Antonio Jan. 28, but he also suffered a knee injury that forced him out of action for weeks. The King of Strong Style has since been on the sidelines, watching as Roode has proclaimed NXT to be under his gloriousness.

After weeks of updates and hearing about Nakamura training for a return, the NXT Universe finally gets to see the man himself in action, when he has his first match in more than a month tonight on NXT. has learned that former WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins will battle Nakamura tonight on NXT. The Cruiserweight Classic winner’s speed and high-flying arsenal will be a tough challenge for the Japanese Superstar, and one that’s certain to put his rehabilitated knee to the test.

Is TJ Perkins ready for Nakamura?: Exclusive, March 8, 2017

TJ Perkins opens up about stepping outside of the Cruiserweight Division to face longtime friend Shinsuke Nakamura in The King of Strong Style's return from injury.

Don’t miss Nakamura’s return to the ring, tonight at 8/7C, on the award-winning WWE Network


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