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Promotion New-WWE Smackdown
Date June 20, 2017
Venue Allstate Arena
City Rosemont, IL
Theme Song "Highway" by Bleeker
Last Event New-WWE WrestleMania XIII
Next Event New-WWE Money in the Bank 7

Backlash is a New-WWE event that is exclusive to the Smackdown brand, serving as the first Smackdown-exclusive CPV event of Season 11.

Its Raw counterpart is Payback 3.

# Results Stipulations Brand
Pre-Show Sebastian Cruise def. The Miz Singles Match Smackdown
1 Sheamus and Rusev (c) def. American Alpha Smackdown Tag Team Championship Smackdown
2 Zach Starr def. Danny Jackpot Street Fight Smackdown
3 Roman Reigns (c) def. Andrew Liana Intercontinental Championship Smackdown
4 John Cena and Finn Bálor def. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson Tag Team Match Smackdown
5 TRS def. Kevin Owens Singles Match Smackdown
6 Asuka (c) vs Bayley (No Contest) Smackdown Women's Championship Smackdown
7 AJ Styles def. Seth Rollins (c) WWE Championship Smackdown


  • 6. Athena Snow interfered and attacked both Asuka and Bayley.

Highlight Reel