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WWE Backlash 2017

The Miz is a weaker WWE champion than Jinder Mahal

Jinder Mahal won the WWE championship as a jobber in 2017, but The Miz might actually be the worst WWE champion of all-time.

McIntyre had the best reaction when Mahal won the WWE title

They were once bandmates, you know.

A prison of WWE’s making

There will be lots and lots of climbing when Backlash brings back the Punjabi Prison for its main event. And then hopefully the Randy Orton/Jinder Mahal program will finally be over.

Cageside Community Star Ratings results: Backlash

Which match received the highest score? And how do these ratings compare to Dave Meltzer?

Who has wrestled on the most consecutive pay-per-views?

Let’s check out which wrestlers have the longest active streaks in the aftermath of Payback and Backlash.

Match Times: Backlash 2017 Edition

Here is a breakdown of WWE's Backlash 2017 pay-per-view (PPV) with a detailed look at exactly how much time each match was given.

Jinder Mahal’s win and Backlash backlash

This week’s Rudo Radio looks at another successful WWE pay-per-view, as well as the fallout from the lack of hindering of Jinder.

Let’s Say Nice Things About... Backlash 2017

NO NEGATIVITY ALLOWED. Well, we’re a few days removed from Backlash. Say something nice about it.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English

What star rating does this match deserve?

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan

What star rating does this match deserve?

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin

What star rating does this match deserve?

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Naomi, Becky, Charlotte vs. Natalya, Tamina, Carmella

What star rating does this match deserve?

Regardless of the why, Jinder Mahal’s WWE World Championship win is important

Jinder Mahal is WWE World Champion, and there are many reasons why that matters.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles

What star rating does this match deserve?

Where do SmackDown’s women go from here?

Tuesday’s Rude Awakening looks at what the blue brand’s women could be up to after Backlash, a Money in the Bank announcement, and the latest on the Broken Hardys.

How predictable was Backlash?

Let's break down the results of the Cageside Seats staff predictions for Backlash 2017.

‘Vince was very happy’ after Mahal won WWE title at Backlash

The overall backstage reaction has apparently been good.

Jinder Mahal is not the most unlikely WWE Champion in history

There have been unlikely title holders in the past.

KO made Talking Smack really uncomfortable again, and it was wonderful

The Kevin Owens Show is my favorite show.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: The Usos vs. Breezango

What star rating does this match deserve?

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler

What star rating does this match deserve?

Freaking out over Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship win is irrational

It happened. It’s history. Now we wait and watch.

How much wrestling time was included at Backlash?

Did each wrestler receive enough time to properly showcase their talents?

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal

What star rating does this match deserve?

Jinder defeating Orton is a far better story than the inverse

Monday’s Rude Awakening looks at the rise of the Maharajah, Backlash results, and what’s next for Rusev.

Backlash recap & reactions: A new king is crowned ... sure

Jinder Mahal is the new WWE Champion.

Rumor Roundup: Mahal, Rusev, #DIY break-up

When did WWE decide to put the belt on Jinder? What does that mean for Rusev’s future? Why did NXT split Gargano & Ciampa? Possible answers to these questions and more in today’s Rumor Roundup!

Watch all the highlights from Backlash here

In case you wanted a taste of Jinder Mahal winning the WWE title, or anything else that happened at "Backlash."

What was 'Match of the Night' at Backlash?

Come vote in our poll and let us know!

GIF: Orton almost kills a guy, feels kinda bad about it

This looked brutal.

Jinder Mahal is WWE World champion

They did it. With help from the Singhs, the Maharajah pinned Randy Orton at Backlash.

Luke Harper beats Erick Rowan

Standard.

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