WWE Backlash went underway on Sunday 21 May at All State Arena, Chicago IL. Most of WWE Backlash 2017 Results went as per our predictions. Let’s check our Backlash 2017 Results.
Well, it will be fair to say nobody took Jinder Mahal Seriously when he claimed that he will become WWE Champion. But on Sunday he did deliver and beat Randy Orton to claim his first ever WWE Championship.
Jinder Mahal looked confident right for the moment claiming the no.1 contender match for WWE title. But nobody thought he would be good enough to beat the 13-time world champion, Randy Orton.
Maha was stalking Randy and was successful in beating him with number games from past few weeks on SmackDown Live. However, it was Randy who took the early advantage in the beginning as ambushed Mahal and Singh Brothers. Though Jinder refused to call off the match but it became easier for Orton to pick up the things from there.
Mahal, as we predicted, didn’t get a clean win over Randy, it was through outside interference of Singh Brothers. Singh Brother came into the picture when the save Mahal from RKO. However, it turned The Viper’s attention to Singh Brothers, he gave his trademark DDT from the middle rope to Singh Brothers. That was enough time for Jinder to capitalize, he slammed Orton with finisher Kahllas to pick his maiden title win.
WWE has been pushing Nakamura from past few weeks, they promoted and projected him as a king of Strong Style. He led the promos of WWE Backlash 2017, on Sunday he did not disappoint and delivered the goods by pinning Ziggler.
This highly anticipated match lived, somewhat to its expectation. WWE kept Nakamura away from the action but they didn’t give him a strong opponent. It was an easy guess for everyone that he would beat Ziggler.
Ziggler went in this much with no significant achievement of recent past, just like Nakamura he was also kept away from the in-ring action. All we saw the trash talking against Nakamura. Before their clash at Backlash Ziggler promised to end the overhyped and the fraud Nakamura selling. He looked like delivering his promise when he hit Nakamura with Zig Zag and Superkick. However, it was not enough to keep The Artis down. Nakamura nailed Ziggler with his trademark hard-hitting knee strikes and his Kinshasa knee sealed the deal.
Kevin Ownes was successful in his title defense, it was AJ Styles who stole the show. The match lived to its expectation, it had all high flying and hard hitting moves. Kevin Owens was able to retain his title via count-out.
Kevin Owens took the early advantage in the match with his hard hitting moves on Styles. But Styles evened the things up with the series of his unique offense. During the match Styles tweaked his knee and Owens found the bull’s eye as he focused all his attach to the knee of Styles. He did reap the advantage as the AJ’s knee refused to hold while he was attempting Phenomenal Forearm from the top rope.
The fight moved outside of the ring, as AJ suplexed Owens on the apron and he followed it up with a Phenomenal Forearm from timekeeper area. The match came to end when AJ attempted Styles Clash over announce table but Ownes quickly moved and shoved AJ’s leg in the monitor’s hole. While AJ couldn’t free his leg, Owens returned to the ring in the nick of time and retained his championship.
Breezango came prepared for the Tag Team Championship. They brought lots of surprising elements to the fight. Tyler Breeze went one step ahead as he came dressed up in a jumpsuit with the mop in his hand.
The Fashion Police Breezango earned the number of near falls but they were unable to capitalize on it. The Usos isolated Tyler Breeze, but Fandango took his attack to them, however, just when he was looking to build some momentum, he was shut down by Usos. The Usos picked up the win with Jay hitting a picture perfect superkick on Fandango.
The Six Women tag match went the favor of Welcoming Committee. The team of Becky, Charlotte, and Naomi tried every possible thing to shut down the Welcoming Committee. However, its was Tamina who stood in their way.
The Welcoming Committee looked in better coordination as they utilized quick tags and every possible opening. The match ended when Natalya locked in a Sharpshooter on Becky Lynch to pick up the win.
Match finished with Helluva Kick by Sami Zayn.
Clothesline followed by Superkick
Match ended with Tye Breaker by perfect 10