WWE Backlash news, stories, match card and information

Jinder Mahal gets a shot at Randy Orton and the WWE championship at Backlash. Courtesy of WWE

The 2017 edition of WWE Backlash will took place on Sunday, May 21, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Below you'll find everything you need to know about that show, from results, to news, features, history and more.

Complete Backlash results can be found here.

Backlash match card

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NXT TakeOver: Chicago card

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Backlash news

Making the case for Jinder Mahal

Can Jinder Mahal really be the net WWE mega-superstar? He has plenty to prove and it all starts at Backlash
Styles' gradual face turn and The Queen finds a team
Six-woman tag team match, Ziggler-Nakamura and The Usos vs. Breezango become official for Backlash (SmackDown, May 9)

Kevin Owens gives Chris Jericho proper sendoff with title win, destructive beatdown
Kevin Owens beats Chris Jericho for the Unites States championship (SmackDown, May 2)

Breezango proves 'Land of Opportunity' isn't just a tagline
Breezango wins 'Beat the Clock' challenge to become No. 1 contenders to the tag team titles (SmackDown, April 25)

Jinder Mahal becomes the No. 1 contender on SmackDown
Jinder Mahal won a six-pack challenge to become the unlikely No. 1 contender to Randy Orton's WWE championship. (April 18)

Owens, Flair, Zayn additions bolster roster in 'Superstar Shakeup'
AJ Styles won a triple threat match against Sami Zayn and Baron Corbin to earn a future United States championship shot.

Backlash history