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WWE rounds out card for Backlash


WWE rounded out the card for Backlash by announcing two more matches for the show on Tuesday night.

It was first confirmed that Sami Zayn would be facing Baron Corbin at the pay-per-view. Zayn announced that he had requested and been granted the match during a backstage interview segment on SmackDown before being ambushed by Corbin. The feud against Corbin is Zayn's first since joining SmackDown in the roster shakeup.

Another match was then revealed on Talking Smack, with Erick Rowan vs. Luke Harper set for Backlash.

The Allstate Arena in Chicago will host Backlash on Sunday. The updated lineup for the show is:

  • WWE Champion Randy Orton defending against Jinder Mahal
  • United States Champion Kevin Owens defending against AJ Styles
  • Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler
  • SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch vs. Natalya, Carmella & Tamina
  • SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos defending against Breezango
  • Baron Corbin vs. Sami Zayn
  • Erick Rowan vs. Luke Harper
  • Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English (kickoff show)