By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for WWE Backlash, which will be held on May 6 in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center.
-Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe.
-Seth Rollins vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.
-Jeff Hardy vs. Randy Orton for the U.S. Championship.
-Nia Jax vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship.
Powell’s POV: WWE has not updated the official lineup page as of this update, but it would appear as though Hardy vs. Orton is in play given that Orton was previously scheduled to challenge Jinder Mahal for the U.S. Title. Meanwhile, Jax vs. Bliss was announced on Raw. All WWE pay-per-view events will be dual brand shows going forward, meaning next week’s Superstar Shakeup should not affect the lineup.
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