WWE fans may just know Royal Rumble winner Shinsuke Nakamura from his recent work with the company. What they may not know is that Nakamura has been a worldwide superstar for over 15 years now. The youngest ever IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Nakamura has been making waves in the business for a long time. We put together a few matches in the revival of the YouTube Chronicles. This maybe just volume 1 for Shinsuke since he has so many classics. We put together 3 just to get you acquainted.
Kevin Steen(Owens) and Shinsuke Nakamura knew each other prior to their time in the WWE. Before each man was trying to main event Wrestlemania for the SmackDown brand they faced off in Ring of Honor. In 2014, at War of The Worlds the then IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Nakamura made his way to the United States for this big inter-promotional match against Steen. Watch these 2 give it their all-in front of a passionate crowd.
When Nakamura came to the WWE he started in NXT. He made is debut during Takeover on Wrestlemania weekend and he needed a good opponent. Enter Sami Zayn who was a budding star in NXT and on his way to the main roster. This match is one of the best of 2016.
Wrestling fans are anticipating AJ Styles versus Shinsuke Nakamura at Wrestlemania for the WWE Championship. A match that a lot of fans did not think they would see on the grand stage in the United States. These two outstanding performers have faced off before with gold on the line at one of the biggest wrestling events in the world. Wrestle Kingdom 10 saw AJ Styles challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP title. This is the last really big match for both men in New Japan. This match goes over 30 minutes with each man giving all they have.
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