Exclusive: Reason why Nakamura turned heel at WrestleMania

Our sources have confirmed that plans for Nakamura vs Styles changed on the day of the show, and mainly centred around the return Daniel Bryan.

The WWE are looking to do more matches between Nakamura and Styles and are also looking at doing Nakamura vs Bryan and Bryan vs Styles. However, Vince McMahon decided he doesn’t want a whole host of babyface vs babyface matches headlining SmackDown throughout 2018, as he isn’t a fan of those storylines, prefering to build face vs heel feuds- which historically, have drawn more money.