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WWE SmackDown Results, August 1st 2017, Live Updates and Commentary; Jinder Mahal's Summerslam opponent confirmed

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Updated: 02 August 2017 07:38 IST - Published: 02 August 2017 07:01 IST
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That's the end of this incredible Smackdown Live show. Here are all the results from the show:

AJ Styles defeats Kevin Owens to retain the US Title
Aiden English defeats Sami Zayn
Naomi and Becky Lynch defeat Natalya and Carmella
Rusev defeats Chad Gable
Shinsuke Nakamura defeats John Cena
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After the match, Shinsuke Nakamura appeared to say, "I'm sorry" to John Cena, to which Cena replied, "You don't need to". Classy from the two champion wrestlers!
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John Cena lifts Nakamura's hand after the victory in appreciation of the talent of the Japanese wrestler. Incredible respect shown by John Cena towards Shinsuke Nakamura. 
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Cena's going for another Attitude Adjustment and lands it... but he isn't covering... goes for another, but Nakamura lands on his feet. And Nakamura lands a Kinshasa.

Shinsuke Nakamura WINS against John Cena, as we reported before the match

What a match! Nakamura is to face Jinder Mahal at Summerslam!
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... BUT NO! Nakamura somehow manages to break the count.
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Nakamura lands a left knee and now wants to go for a Kinshasa, but Cena counters and lands an Attitude Adjustment... this is surely it...
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Nakamura wants to land the Kinshasa, but Cena counters and gets him in an STF! Nakamura counters with a crossarm breaker; Cena recovers and lands a huge clothesline. Both men are down...
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Five Knuckle shuffle time... or not, Nakamura gets Cena in an arm bar, could Cena tap out?

But Cena uses his power to grab him and lift him, but Nakamura counters with a face buster.
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Nakamura has Cena on the top rope and connects his knee to Cena's stomach... covers and it's just the two count. Cena lands a few shoulder tackles and points to Jinder Mahal at his sky box. 

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... back from the break, Nakamura and Cena exchange punches and then Nakamura connects a huge kick and then strikes a few lofty kicks to Cena's sternum.
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The action kicks off in the No. 1 Contender's match. Nakamura mocks Cena's 'You can't see me' and then the two lock. Cena works on Nakamura's left arm, who counters and grabs Cena with a headlock. Nakamura lands a perfect enzugiri; Cena lands a few punches and runs towards the turnbuckle but Nakamura isn't there. Cena's now got him in a headlock as we head into the commercial break.
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Orton tries to enter the ring but Rusev doesn't let him in. The two have a stare-off before Orton picks up the mic and then enters the ring; he tells Rusev that he hasn't beaten him and that he could be his opponent for Summerslam.  


Rusev speaks something in an unknown language and when Rusev tries to attack Orton, Orton lands an RKO... outta nowhere...
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Rusev gets on the mic and says that he was promised competition after coming to SmackDown Live, but that he hasn't been given competition as everyone is afraid of him, and that's why he doesn't have an opponent at Summerslam.

As Rusev's music hits, Randy Orton enters the arena...

Perhaps Randy Orton vs Rusev could be the match-up at Summerslam 2017.
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But he counters and kicks him out of the ring... Rusev recovers and hits a huge kick and locks in the Accolade, and Gable, who was dazed from the previous kicks, taps out.

Rusev wins against Chad Gable. 
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Rusev goes for a suplex, but Gable lands on his feet but Rusev hits a huge shot to the face and the cover... but it's just the two count. Gable looks dazed and confused. Gable gets Rusev's ankle in a lock and the big man is crying in pain...
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Back from the break, Gable is showing his potential by landing three belly-to-bellies and goes for the cover, but just the two count. Rusev is down and Gable has the advantage. Rusev tries to dislodge Gable from the top rope, but Gable shifts Rusev to the other side. He lands a moonsaw and the cover, but Rusev kicks out.
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Rusev lands a huge suplex on Gable and covers but it's just the two count, as we go to the break...
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Gable tries to grab hold of Rusev but the Bulgarian throws his opponent around. Gable tries to get a hold of Rusev, now he grabs the ropes. Gable is thrown outside the ring, but he quickly returns and gets him in a hold and works on Rusev's left knee.