WWE Backlash: Jinder Mahal defeats Randy Orton to win WWE championship

WWE Backlash: Jinder Mahal defeats Randy Orton to win WWE championship

Jinder Mahal has spent most of the last month chasing Randy Orton, ever since emerging as the surprise victor of a six-way match to earn the number one contender's slot for the WWE Championship.

India, a country of 1.3 billion people, already offers a large audience to WWE but the wrestling organization feels they aren't profiting as much as they could be. Mahal moved over to Smackdown during last month's:"Superstar Shake-Up" from Raw, where he spent the vast majority of his time in a lower-card heel role. Two of those wins have been against Aiden English, who recently began a solo career.

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Harper hit a discus forearm and pinned Rowan for the win. Drew McIntyre was also there at the time and was a main event star for the company.

Elsewhere at Backlash, former IWGP and NXT champion Shinsuke Nakamura made his long awaited WWE wrestling debut when he defeated Dolph Ziggler. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The USOS (c) beat Breezango The title match started off on a light note with Tyler Breeze coming out with a disguise of Janitor and then an old lady, but once the comedy was over the match up picked up momentum with Breezango taking the first count of the match on The USOS.

Ever since arriving at SmackDown as part of the Superstar Shakeup, Zayn has been locking horns with Corbin in an effort to prove that he belongs as part of the blue brand in WWE. Zayn attacked Corbin during a segment on the following episode and shortly after a match between the two was announced at WWE Backlash, Corbin attacked Zayn again. It may seem like Dean Ambrose is in a bit of a rut within WWE now, but his match with AJ Styles proved exactly why he is still very valuable to the WWE.

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The Singh Brothers saved Mahal from being pinned by Orton following an RKO and then the 13-time world champion directed his attention towards Mahal's followers outside the ring. There has not been a WWE champion from India after Khali. After being hyped up for nearly two months, it's understandable why many WWE fans would feel underwhelmed by Shinsuke's first match last night. Orton followed Mahal to the outside of the ring and took out the Singh brothers allowing Mahal to send Orton shoulder first on to the ring post.

Kevin Owens, 33, defended the WWE United States Championship against the former WWE Champion, AJ Styles, 39. The victory went to the Welcoming Committee of Natalya, Tamina and Carmella. With Lynch tapping out to Natalya to end the match, Charlotte could instead turn on Lynch, rekindling their longtime feud. Becky Lynch's attack was unsuccessful as she got overwhelmed.

6-Woman Tag: Natalya, Carmella, & Tamina (with James Ellsworth) def. Naomi, Charlotte Flair, & Becky Lynch by Becky Lynch tapping out to Natalya's Sharpshooter.

SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Usos (c) def. Breezango by Jey Uso (c) pinning Fandango following a super kick to retain.

Randy Orton would indeed be in line for a rematch soon.

WWE Backlash 2017 airs from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois later tonight, as Randy Orton defends his title against Jinder Mahal.

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