Types will defend the title in opposition to the boys’s Royal Rumble winner Nakamura at WrestleMania 34 on April eight in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The King of Sturdy Fashion introduced instantly after his triumph on the Rumble two months in the past that he desires to face The Phenomenal One for the WWE title at WrestleMania.
Types efficiently defended the championship in a Six-Pack Problem at Fastlane final Sunday in opposition to John Cena, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler and arrange a dream match the followers have been ready for for months.
The WWE Champion instructed the Smackdown crowd he has plenty of respect for his WrestleMania opponent however is decided to increase his title reign after Mania.
Types stated: “We’re now 4 weeks out for New Orleans on April eight and the person that will probably be standing throughout from me might be the most important Japanese celebrity in WWE historical past Shinsuke Nakamura.
“This can be a dream match. We’ve needed it, I need to give it to you. I’ve the upmost respect for Shinsuke Nakamura trigger we’ve got comparable paths getting right here to the WWE.
“However on the subject of this WWE Championship, these comparisons cease, Shinsuke.
“Hey hear, I’m no completely different than you, I’m similar to the WWE Universe. In actual fact, if you wish to name me ‘The Each Man’ I’m okay with that. That’s till I step on this ring.
“After I step by means of these ropes and I stand proper right here in entrance of you guys I’m phenomenal.”
Nakamura got here out to confront his opponent forward of the Showcase of the Immortals and warned him that his reign would finish with a devastating Kinshasa Kick to the face.
The New Japan Professional-Wrestling legend has taken the WWE by storm ever since his debut in the principle roster final 12 months as he beat the likes of Cena and Randy Orton.
He instructed Types: “AJ, you’re a champion. Everybody likes you, everybody likes me too.
“I respect you. My dream, knee to face and I develop into champion.”