1. Meet 'The Maharaja': WWE's New Champion Jinder Mahal Truly Came out of Nowhere

    Jinder Mahal defeated Randy Orton for the WWE Championship at Backlash. Who is "The Maharaja"? How did he rise to WWE prominence seemingly out of nowhere? Watch the video above to learn more about the new WWE champion...

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  2. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around the New Day, Jinder Mahal and More

    In the wake of a Backlash pay-per-view that saw Jinder Mahal win the WWE Championship, the rumor mill was churning out news and notes about some of the most talented and engaging stars in the company, including The Maharaja...

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  3. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for May 23

    The Jinder Mahal era will kick off on Tuesday's WWE SmackDown. After his stunning win on Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view, The Maharaja is now WWE champion...

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  4. WWE Backlash 2017: The Jinder Mahal Era and Top Takeaways from Latest PPV Event

    Jinder Mahal is the new WWE champion. While fans are aware that anything can happen in the WWE, that did not prevent the shock waves that vibrated online after Backlash ended...

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  5. WWE SmackDown's Unpredictability Has Become Brand's Biggest Asset

    WWE SmackDown isn't just the land of opportunity; it's an alternative universe where jobbers, underdogs and dark horses ride triumphantly into the sunset...

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  6. WWE Backlash 2017: Jinder Mahal and Biggest Winners, Losers from Event

    The 2017 edition of WWE Backlash brought with it a number of memorable matches, moments and Superstars but only a handful of legitimate winners and losers...

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  7. WWE Backlash 2017 Results: Twitter Reacts to Jinder Mahal, Top Moments and More

    SmackDown Live may be treated like the B-show in the WWE Universe, but Sunday night in Chicago, the brand delivered an immensely entertaining pay-per-view offering entitled Backlash...

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  8. Jinder Mahal Makes the Perfect Heel WWE Champion After Win vs. Randy Orton

    Jinder Mahal shocked the world in Chicago at WWE Backlash as he defeated Randy Orton for the WWE Championship in the main event...

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  9. WWE Backlash 2017 Winners: Jinder Mahal and Biggest Stars of the Night

    And then, it was SmackDown 's turn. This was the blue brand's first exclusive pay-per-view since the Superstar Shakeup, and on Sunday night we got to see how they would recover from being depleted by Monday Night Raw...

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  10. Jinder Mahal Beats Randy Orton to Win WWE SmackDown Title at Backlash 2017

    In his first title defense since becoming WWE champion at WrestleMania 33, Randy Orton was shocked by Jinder Mahal ...

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  11. WWE Backlash 2017 Review: Top Highlights and Low Points

    Following the Superstar Shake-Up, Backlash 2017 was an event with a surprising card as new challengers were brought into the mix...

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  12. WWE Backlash 2017 Matches: Final Picks and Predictions for Entire Match Card

    WWE Backlash 2017 is upon us, and Sunday night, the Superstars of SmackDown Live will have the unenviable task of following up an NXT ...

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  13. WWE Backlash 2017: Live Stream, WWE Network Start Time and Match Card

    WWE Backlash will be the first post-WrestleMania pay-per-view for the SmackDown brand. The card might not look like amazing on paper, but a few matches have great potential...

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  14. WWE Backlash 2017: Randy Orton Loses and Bold Predictions for PPV

    WWE Backlash is bringing SmackDown Live to the forefront on Sunday. The best of the blue brand's roster will be on hand to deliver big-time action, including three championship matches...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 1 month ago 18,219 reads 0 comments

  15. Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal WWE Backlash 2017 Match Preview and Pick

    The main event of WWE Backlash 2017 will see the top prize on SmackDown Live defended as Randy Orton puts his WWE Championship on the line against No...

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  16. WWE Backlash 2017: Latest Card Picks, Including Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles

    WWE Backlash is coming up on Sunday, May 21. Fans of the blue brand will be treated to three championship matches as well as the in-ring main roster debut of an international superstar...

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  17. WWE Backlash 2017: Match Card, Potential Spoilers, Predictions and More

    At WWE Backlash 2017, Shinsuke Nakamura will saunter into the spotlight as SmackDown Live continues its ongoing transformation...

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  18. WWE Backlash 2017: Matches Sure to Cause Controversy Among Fans

    WWE 's Backlash event is just around the corner on May 21, and fans everywhere are surely hoping for a great night of action. This is always the case, of course, as expectations are usually high for WWE 's monthly network events...

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  19. WWE Backlash 2017 Matches: Best Finish for Usos V Breezango and Full Match Card

    Sunday night, SmackDown Live presents WWE Backlash, its first brand-exclusive pay-per-view extravaganza since the Superstar Shake-up, which gutted the blue brand and left it with many questions to answer in its wake...

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  20. WWE Backlash 2017: B/R Expert Match Picks, Predictions and Analysis

    WWE Backlash is the first post-WrestleMania pay-per-view for the SmackDown brand, and judging from the lineup, management is using the blue brand to experiment with building new stars...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 1 month ago 24,281 reads 0 comments

  21. WWE Backlash 2017: Full Card Breakdown, Bold Predictions and More

    SmackDown Live has entered a new season in WWE and heralded that novelty by changing the shape of the brand on the road to WWE Backlash 2017...

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  22. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After May 16 Show

    Will WWE SmackDown 's dark horses stride past the finish line at Backlash 2017? Sunday's pay-per-view will feature a number of underdogs and long shots in line for potential victories...

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  23. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from May 16

    With Backlash just days away, SmackDown Live presented a broadcast that put the final touches on the build to the exclusive pay-per-view event and attempted to present Jinder Mahal as a credible threat to Randy Orton and the WWE Championship...

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  24. Randy Orton Attacked by Jinder Mahal After Beating Baron Corbin on WWE SmackDown

    Ahead of his WWE Championship defense against Jinder Mahal at Backlash, Randy Orton defeated Baron Corbin on Tuesday night's episode of SmackDown Live...

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  25. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 16

    As a reminder of how unconventional WWE SmackDown has become, Breezango mocking the roster's fashion proved to be the highlight of Tuesday night...

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