WWE Backlash Results 2017 Live Coverage – Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal, Owens vs. Styles!


Event: WWE Backlash Pay-Per-View Event
Airdate: Sunday, May 21st, 2017
Location: The Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL (Chicago)
Results by Adam Martin of Wrestleview.com

The “Then. Now. Forever.” video leads us into the show.

Backlash Kickoff Show: Tye Dillinger def. Aiden English.

A video package runs highlighting the top matches tonight at Backlash.

We go live inside the Allstate Arena where a huge display of pyro goes off.

Dolph Ziggler is out first to kick off the show. We hear from Tom Phillips, JBL and Byron Saxton at ringside. We then hear from other commentary teams in the arena tonight.

Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Ziggler goes for a single leg early. Nakamura stuffs it. Nakamura trips up Ziggler and Ziggler avoids a big kick to the face. Ziggler slaps the face of Nakamura in the corner after the referee broke up a lock up. Ziggler with a tie up pinfall for a two count. Nakamura with an impressive series of counters to get out of Ziggler working over his arm. Nakamura with a big knee to the gut of Ziggler and follows up with a knee drop. Ziggler with a nasty neckbreaker on Nakamura from against the ropes. Ziggler with a headlock to keep Nakamura grounded. Ziggler catches Nakamura with a big dropkick. Ziggler with a quick jumping elbow that connects over the chest of Nakamura. Nakamura with a knee and spin kick that catches Ziggler on the head. Nakamura with quick body shots and drops Ziggler with a series of kicks. Nakamura with a shot to Ziggler in the corner, drapes Ziggler over the top rope and connects with a big knee. Nakamura catches Ziggler in a modified triangle/armbar. Ziggler breaks it up getting to the ropes. Ziggler catches Nakamura with a spike DDT. Ziggler catches Nakamura with a Fameasser and gets a close two count. Ziggler is calling for the superkick in the corner. Nakamura avoids it, but Ziggler catches him with the Zig Zag. Nakamura kicks out. Ziggler can’t believe it. Nakamura catches Ziggler with an axe kick. Ziggler counters a back body drop, lands on his feet and superkicks Nakamura in the neck. Ziggler covers Nakamura and Nakamura somehow gets a shoulder up. Ziggler spits in the face of Nakamura. Nakamura with a big right, kick to the face, stuffs a takedown attempt by Ziggler and starts throwing big knees to the body. Nakamura with a big knee to the side of Ziggler’s face on the ring apron. Nakamura with an elbow and this time connects with his over the head exploder. Nakamura with his Kinshasa knee to the face to get the win.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Backstage, we see a shot of AJ Styles warming up for his match tonight.

A new “Fashion Files” segment with Breezango airs.

WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championships
The Usos (c’s) vs. Breezango

We start with Fandango and Jimmy Uso. Fandango with a head scissors takedown early and then shakes his hips. Tag to Tyler Breeze who is wearing a mustache, bald cap, glasses and janitor outfit that he wore in the Fashion Files segment. Jimmy charges and Breeze avoids it. Breeze puts his mop in the face of Jimmy and Jey gets the tag. Jey with a big shot on Breeze and then cracks the mop over his knee. Jey is trying to hit a splash off two corners and Breeze keeps rolling slowly away. Breeze catches Jey with a jumping kick to the head. Tag to Fandango who connects with a shot over the top rope. Jey with a cheap shot on Breeze and tags in Jimmy. Jimmy with chops to Fandango. Fandango works over the left arm of Jimmy. Breeze is now back up in the corner dressed like an old lady in a dress. Breeze gets the tag. A loud “LET’S GO GRANDMA” chant breaks out in Chicago. Jimmy kicks away the cane and Breeze with a dropkick. Breeze with more dropkicks to Jey and Jimmy. Breeze with a Bronco Buster in the corner. Jey comes flying back with two big dropkicks. Jimmy gets the tag and splashes Breeze in the corner. Jimmy tosses the dress out and it hits JBL. They show a replay of this. Tags to Fandango and Jey. Fandango catches Jey with a spin kick. Fandango with chops to Jey in the corner. Fandango with a corner DDT on Jey. Jey kicks out. Tag to Jimmy. Jey with a backbreaker on Breeze and Jimmy comes off the top. Breeze kicks out. Jey tags himself back in and accidentally superkicks Jimmy. Breeze with an inverted DDT on Jey and Jey kicks out. Breeze is shocked. Usos dump Breeze into the barricade at ringside. Fandango flips over the top rope and takes out both Usos! Jey catches Fandango with a superkick up on the top turnbuckle when Jimmy trips him up. The Usos pick up the win.

Winners and still WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Usos

Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin

Corbin with a big knee early to Zayn. Zayn with a quick twisting takedown on Corbin. Zayn tries to flip out, but counters, flips off the rope and back inside the ring. Corbin claps sarcastically at Zayn. Zayn catches Corbin with a dropkick sending him out of the ring. On the outside, Corbin irish whips Zayn to the barricade and Zayn catches him with a springboard moonsault off the barricade! Back inside, Corbin launches Zayn to the corner. Corbin catches Zayn in a bear hug. Zayn breaks free, but Corbin catches him with another bear hug. Zayn pulls down the top rope and Corbin goes flying over. Corbin plants Zayn with a big spinebuster and gets a two count. Zayn with big clotheslines to Corbin. Zayn with an elbow, boot and catches Corbin with a cross body for another two count. Corbin slides out near the corner and drops Zayn with a quick clothesline. Corbin goes to work on the lower back of Zayn. Corbin catches Zayn with a big backbreaker over his knee and Zayn kicks out. Zayn fights off Corbin up on the top turnbuckle and connects with a sunset flip powerbomb for another close two count. Corbin counters a corner DDT attempt. Corbin also avoids an exploder in the corner. Zayn wraps up Corbin in a Crucifix pinfall attempt. Corbin kicks out and then catches Zayn with Deep Six. Corbin throws big elbows and stomps to Zayn. Zayn catches Corbin with a boot and then a Helluva Kick in the corner! Zayn gets the win!

Winner: Sami Zayn

Jinder Mahal and The Singh Brothers are shown arriving backstage. Mahal says Chicago and America is full of haters. He says the fans hate him for the way he looks and the way he talks. Mahal is going to take all the hate and turn it into something positive.

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