R-Truth Wins United States Championship on Smackdown
R-Truth is your new United States Champion, ending Shinsuke Nakamura’s reign with a win on this week’s Smackdwon. R-Truth won the championship with a rollup on Nakamura, ending the champion’s reign after he defended the title against Rusev at the Royal Rumble.
Truth’s celebration after the match was interrupted by Rusev and Lana, which led to Truth facing Rusev in his first title defends. He retained the title but was beat down by Nakamura and Rusev after the match.