Shinsuke Nakamura is ready to compete in the ring again. The fighter has confirmed his medical discharge in his Instagram stories, information confirmed by Mike Johnson, a journalist for the PW Insider portal. 

Nakamura has been dealing with a hand injury. The news confirmed by Rick Boogs in an interview for the Out of Character podcast.

Shinsuke Nakamura Ready for Royal Rumble 2022

“WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura. He remained out of action with a hand injury since a WWE live event in December 2021, announced on his Instagram stories that he has been cleared to ‘wrestle,'” Mike wrote. Johnson: “Nakamura is in Kansas City for tonight’s Smackdown taping and would obviously be free to perform in the men’s Royal Rumble match this Saturday as well.”

As per Shinsuke Nakamura’s last television match took place on the Friday Night SmackDown episode aired on December 10. On that occasion, the Japanese and Rick Boogs joined forces to defeat Los Lotharios in just over a minute. 

The two superstars would pair up again at a house show held on December 18. Since then, his presence has limited to accompanying his tag.

It should be remembered that Shinsuke Nakamura won the Royal Rumble men’s royal battle in 2018.

It is very likely that WWE has him for the current edition. At the time of writing this news, 8 participants remain to confirm for the match.