Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Apollo Crews to win the Intercontinental Championship on WWE Friday Night SmackDown.
— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) August 14, 2021
Halfway through the match, the referees sent Boogs and Commander Azeez to the back because of their attempts to interfere in the match. After countering a splash, Nakamura hit a suplex and Kinshasha for the pin and win.
This is Nakamura’s second reign with the Intercontinental Title.