WWE’s next Pay Per View event is WWE Backlash 2017; a Smackdown exclusive event. The show will take place on May 21st from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illonis. The show will mark the main roster debut of Shinsuke Nakamura; his opponent has yet to be announced.
So far four matches have been announced. Jinder Mahal, shocked the world by becoming the number one contender for Randy Orton’s WWE Championship. He will get his first WWE title shot at Backlash.
Breezango will also get a shot at The Uso’s WWE Tag Team Championship. Whilst, Kevin Owens will defend the United States Championship against AJ Styles.
WWE Backlash 2017 Match Card
Singles match for the WWE Championship
Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal (with The Singh Brothers (Sunil Singh and Samir Singh))
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso) (c) vs. Breezango (Fandango and Tyler Breeze)
WWE United States Championship
Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. TBA