JINDER MAHAL has been lined up to face Kevin Owens on the WWE tour of India — but is reportedly working through an injury.
The Modern Day Maharaja retained the title for the second time against Shinsuke Nakamura at Hell in a Cell last weekend.
And the WWE champion has revealed he will defend the title against KO during the live tour that is set for December 9 and 10 in New Delhi.
Owens defeated SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon in a brutal cell match with the help of Sami Zayn.
And now he will have a chance at the big title while in Asia.
But it has now been rumoured that Jinder is working through a shoulder injury to carry on his momentum to the tour of India.
He has been seen at recent house shows with his left shoulder taped with Kinesio Tape which is used to try and give the injured area more motion.
WWE supertstar’s Finn Balor and Cesaro are two of many in the WWE that have worn the tape after suffering injuries.
There has been no statement on the former 3MB member’s condition and he has not been sporting the tape on SmackDown Live or pay-per-views.
But this could just be a precaution to make sure Jinder is available for the big tour of India in eight weeks.
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WWE have been pushing Jinder as the champion in the build up to the live events as he is set to be a major draw for tickets.
KO being selected to face Jinder could also be a sign of who Jinder’s next big feud could be against.
After defeating Shane, going after the WWE championship is the next logical step for KO to take.
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