Shinsuke Nakamura is known as a Japanese professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist. He is most famous for being the current WWE Intercontinental Champion.
Shinsuke Nakamura was born on February 24, 1980 inKyōtango, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. He always had a passion for pro wrestling but decided to enter mixed martial arts before wrestling. He did not have much success and decided to give up on mixed martial arts after suffering some brutal losses. His transition from mixed martial arts to pro wrestling ended up being a smooth change.
The start of Nakamura's professional wrestling career took off in 2002 when he reigned as one of the most sensational wrestlers in New Japan Pro Wrestling. Various factors encouraged his triumphs at NJPW however his ring activity which is a mix of quick furious smacks and hits joined with submission holds helped him entertain the crowds and defeat his foes. "The King of Strong Style" as he's called, proceeded onward from NJPW in style. He didn't just develop as the holder of the IWGP Heavyweight three times, he similarly set a record as the most youthful wrestler to hold the lofty title. Shinsuke would proceed to duplicate his interesting abilities and rewards at WWE NXT which finished in him procuring the NXT Championship title.
The individuals who questioned his capacities started recognizing it. In any case, he astonished everybody when he came to WWE SmackDown, brought down brutal wrestlers like Randy Orton and vanquished the former champ, John Cena. His defeat of Romans Reigns at the 2018 Royal Rumble Match which saw him develop as the victor is up to this point, generally viewed as Nakamura's most noteworthy accomplishment in WWE. Following the Royal Rumble triumph, Shinsuke Nakamura challenged the WWE Champion, AJ Styles to dance with him in the ring. The WWE fans adored this as it was foreseen that The King of Strong Style meeting AJ Styles would be an exemplary show, and it was. At that point, AJ was the hotshot that won at the New Orleans' Superdome Wrestlemani conflict in April 2018. After Nakamura lost the title fight, he ended up turning heel to lash back at AJ Styles and the fans.
In September 2019, Nakamura successfully defended his title against the Miz at Clash of the Champions.
Shinsuke Nakamura is a married man. For over a decade, he has been married to his school sweetheart, Harumi Maekawa since September 2007.
|24 Feb, 1980
Mixed martial artist
|Aoyama Gakuin University
|Japanese professional wrestler