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Figure Four Weekly 5/15/2017: Looking ahead to WWE's weekend in Chicago


With the Allstate Arena set to host NXT TakeOver: Chicago on Saturday and Backlash on Sunday, this weekend may be one of WWE's biggest of the year that doesn't include one of their four signature pay-per-views.

There are things to look forward to on both cards. All four title matches at TakeOver should deliver on some level, with Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne boosting a show that probably would have still been fine without it.

A lot of the discussion about Backlash has focused on Jinder Mahal getting a shot at the WWE Championship, but Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles and the televised main roster in-ring debut of Shinsuke Nakamura will probably make it more interesting than most brand-exclusive PPVs regardless of what's at the top of the card.

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