New WWE Champion Crowned at Backlash Tonight (Photos, Videos)

May 21, 2017 - by Marc Middleton

Jinder Mahal defeated Randy Orton to become the new WWE Champion in the main event of tonight’s WWE Backlash pay-per-view from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.

This is Jinder’s first title run since first signing with WWE years ago. Orton won the title back at WrestleMania 33 with a win over Bray Wyatt.

Below are photos and videos from tonight’s shocker:

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