9. Things That Are Expected To Happen At Backlash 2017
We are a few days away from the first SmackDown Live exclusive PPV event of the post-WrestleMania 33 season, Backlash 2017. This event will feature a main event that no one thought we would see – Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship. Below is the final 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
Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
Baron Corbin vs. Sami Zayn
Charlotte Flair, SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi & Becky Lynch vs. Natalya, Carmella & Tamina Snuka
Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan
Kickoff Match: Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English
Let’s take a look at the things that are expected to happen at Backlash 2017:
– Kickoff Show Match: Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English
It was announced on the go-home edition of SmackDown Live for Backlash 2017 that “The Perfect 10” Tye Dillinger will face former NXT Tag Team Champion Aiden English on the Backlash 2017 Kickoff show.
Dillinger has now faced and defeated English multiple times on SmackDown Live ever since he made his WWE main roster debut on the post-WrestleMania 33 edition of SmackDown Live.
Dillinger is scheduled to win this match as well and hopefully move on to bigger feuds after this.
Winner: Tye Dillinger