Dolph Ziggler confronted former NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura at this week’s SmackDown Live TV taping in London, England at The O2 Arena. After the two Superstars had exchanged words, Nakamura challenged Ziggler to a match in London. However, Ziggler declined by saying that he would face Nakamura at Backlash instead.
The WWE Backlash pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, May 21st in Rosemont, Illinois at the Allstate Arena and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. This will be an exclusive SmackDown Live brand event. Here is the updated card for the event:
— WWE Championship Match: Randy Orton © vs. Jinder Mahal
— SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos © vs. Breezango
— WWE United States Championship Match: Kevin Owens © vs. AJ Styles
— Six-Woman Tag Team Match: Carmella, Tamina, and Natalya vs. Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, and Naomi
— Singles Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura