Jinder Mahal To Face Randy Orton In A Punjabi Prison Match

Siddharth Nair
|Published 28/06/2017

Jinder Mahal’s surprising run as WWE Champions has been surprisingly fun so far. The addition of the his two stooges have made him a champion that would do anything to retain his title. Two main event victories over Randy Orton is nothing to be laughed at, as the WWE clearly sees some money in Jinder.

And now the pair will face each other in a third straight PPV main event, as Jinder Mahal will defend his WWE title against Randy Orton in a Punjabi prison match.

The Punjabi prison match is a modified Hell in a Cell match and has not been seen in the WWE in the last decade. In this match, there are two cages made out of bamboo sticks. The inner cage is 16 foot high while the outer one is even taller with 20 feet.

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The first ever match of this kind was between Undertaker and Big Show in 2006. The match was relatively which is why it came up again next year. The last Punjabi prison match was between Batista and Great Khali in 2007.

And now, after ten years it has come back again.

The match will take place at the Battleground PPV next month. Orton cut a promo in the last episode of SmackDown, in which he warned Jinder that he had made things quite personal.

During their last title match, Jinder’s stooges attacked Randy’s father, WWE Hall of Famer Cowboy Bob Orton, who was watching the match from ringside. Randy went to his father’s aid and this distraction allowed Jinder to hit Randy and win the match.

In what should be their final match in this series, Jinder Mahal will look to retain his title against Randy Orton inside the Punjabi Prison match.

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