Backlash 2017

backlash 2017

Backlash 2017

Date: May 21 2017 | Attendance: 9,800 | Venue: Allstate Arena | City: Rosemont, Illinois Brand: SmackDown | Sponsor: Rocket League | Theme Song: “Highway” by Bleeker


Backlash 2017 was a WWE pay-per-view (PPV) event which aired on May 21 2017 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The event was a SmackDown Live Exclusive show, featuring talent from the SmackDown Live Brand only. This was the first Backlash since the Superstar Shakeup of 2017, and marked the thirteenth Backlash in the events chronology. The event was aired across various pay-per-view outlets across the globe, and  streamed live on the WWE Network. The event was notable for the first in-ring performance of Shinsuke Nakamura since he transitioned from NXT, and the first wrestler of Indian descent to capture the WWE Championship.


Backlash 2017 Results

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Pre-Show

Tye Dillinger defeated Aiden English

Time: 08:20

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Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Dolph Ziggler

Time: 15:50

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WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship

The Usos (Jimmy and Jey) (c) defeated Breezango (Fandango and Tyler Breeze) to retain

Time: 09:15

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Sami Zayn defeated Baron Corbin

Time: 14:35

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Six-Woman Tag Team Match

The Welcoming Committee (Natalya, Tamina and Carmella) (w/ James Ellsworth) defeated Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Naomi

Time: 10:05

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WWE United States Championship

Kevin Owens (c) defeated AJ Styles via Countout

Time: 21:10

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Luke Harper defeated Erick Rowan

Time: 09:00

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WWE Championship

Jinder Mahal (w/ The Singh Brothers) defeated Randy Orton to capture

Time: 15:45

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