The stakes have been easy, however extremely excessive: If Drew Gulak defeated Shinsuke Nakamura tonight, then his new pupil Daniel Bryan would get an Intercontinental Title Match towards Sami Zayn at WrestleMania 36.
Gulak and Nakamura, colliding for the primary time ever, exchanged strikes and holds in an extremely hard-hitting affair. With Bryan in Gulak’s nook and Cesaro and Sami Zayn on the market to assist Shinsuke, the match was contentious from open to shut. In the closing moments, it appeared that The King of Strong Style had Gulak primed for the Kinshasa, however Bryan subtly helped Gulak evade the maneuver. It was so refined that the referee didn’t see it, and it allowed Gulak to observe up and catch Nakamura with a pinning mixture that secured the three-count. Zayn noticed the help, nevertheless, and petitioned to the official, however to no avail. He is now locked in to defend his title towards Bryan at WrestleMania!