Let’s take a look at the top 10 news stories of the hour from the world of WWE (SmackDown Live, Backlash 2017, Jinder Mahal & more) & Professional Wrestling:
10. SmackDown Tag Team Title Match Set For Backlash 2017, Updated Match Card
On this week’s episode of SmackDown Live, Breezango became the #1 contenders for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles and will now face The Usos for the Titles at Backlash 2017. Below is what WWE posted:
With American Alpha’s win time of 5:17 looming large, Breezango and The Ascension knew they would have to act quickly if they wanted to secure top contendership to the SmackDown Tag Team Championship at WWE Backlash.
Konnor & Viktor attempted to use their size and strength to wear down Tyler Breeze & Fandango, but Fandango connected with the Falcon Arrow onto Viktor, allowing Breezango to topple The Ascension with 2:36 to spare to become the new No. 1 contenders to the SmackDown Tag Team Titles!
You can watch their win below:
Below is the updated match card for Backlash 2017:
– WWE Championship Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
– United States Championship Match: Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles
– SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos (c) vs. Breezango