Word going around backstage at WWE SmackDown today is that Shinsuke Nakamura will defeat Randy Orton in tonight's main event, according to PWInsider. Nakamura will then become the new #1 contender to WWE Champion Jinder Mahal.

Nakamura vs. Mahal is set to take place at the WWE Hell In a Cell pay-per-view with the title on the line, likely inside the Cell to prevent interference from The Singh Brothers.

Hell In a Cell takes place on October 8th from the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. No matches have been announced as of this writing.

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