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Three Backlash rematches set for June episode of SmackDown


WWE is loading up the card for the June 13th episode of SmackDown in New Orleans.

In an article posted on today about the company's five biggest moments in the city, it was announced that there would be a "triple main event" when SmackDown comes back to New Orleans in June. The episode will be the last main roster WWE show in the city before WrestleMania 34 takes place at the Superdome next April.

The three main events are all rematches from Backlash, with two of them being title matches. Randy Orton will challenge for Jinder Mahal's WWE Championship after dropping the title to him at Backlash and Kevin Owens will defend his United States Championship against AJ Styles. Owens retained the title by countout against Styles at Backlash.

In the third match set for the show, Shinsuke Nakamura and Dolph Ziggler will again face off. Nakamura made his televised main roster in-ring debut by defeating Ziggler last night.

The episode of SmackDown in New Orleans will also be the go-home show for the brand's Money in the Bank pay-per-view.