The superstars of SmackDown Live are set to collide! Randy Orton will defend his WWE World Championship against “The Maharaja” Jinder Mahal. Kevin Owens will put his WWE United States Championship on the line against “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles. Plus, we have a six-women’s tag team match to sink our teeth into, featuring the likes of Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Carmella, WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi, and much more. Can Naomi kick more booty at Backlash or will someone extinguish her glow?
Plus, we got “The Underdog of the Underground” Sami Zayn battling “The Lone Wolf” Baron Corbin in what is sure to be another slobber-knocker! Will we see new WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions in the form of the flamboyant Breezango? And how will Shinsuke Nakamura fair against the likes of Dolph Ziggler in his WWE pay per view debut?
Excited for WWE Backlash? Look below and find out the date, time, location, TV channel and complete match card of this upcoming WWE event.
WWE Backlash 2017 Viewing Details
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time (kick-off show): 7:00 P.M. EST
Time (main show): 8:00 P.M. EST
TV Channel: WWE Network / Pay-Per-View
Location: Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois
Main Event: WWE World Championship match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
WWE Backlash 2017 Date & Time Details
Backlash is scheduled for Sunday, May 21, 2017. The kickoff show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. EST, and will be available for free on Youtube. The main shows starts at 8 p.m. EST, can be seen live on Pay-Per-View or WWE Network, the company’s content streaming service.
WWE Backlash 2017 Location
WWE Backlash is set to take place inside the Allstate Arena. You can find this indoor arena in the city of Rosemont, Illinois. The home of DePaul’s Blue Demons will play host for the superstars of SmackDown Live. Will Randy Orton or the up-and-coming Jinder Mahal walk out of Rosemont with the WWE World Championship?
You know this is far from the first time that the Allstate Arena hosted a WWE event. Here’s a YouTube video of a fan taking his dad to Rosemont for his birthday to watch an episode of Monday Night Raw live:
WWE Backlash Match Card
- WWE World Championship: Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
- Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinshuke Nakamura
- Baron Corbin vs. Sami Zayn
- WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Usos (c) vs. Breezango
- WWE United States Championship match: Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles
- Naomi, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch vs. Carmella, Natalya & Tamina Snuka
- Erick Rowan vs. Luke Harper
- Kickoff match: Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English