– below is video of new WWE Champion Jinder Mahal after his win over Randy Orton in the Backlash main event. Jinder says he’s been promising he would become WWE Champion since winning the #1 contendership and it feels good. Mahal says the WWE Universe better get used to him as champion because he plans on holding the gold for a long time. Jinder says The Maharaja’s reign has just begun.
– WWE posted this backstage photo of the new WWE Champion with The Singh Brothers after Backlash:
– Below is video of Sami Zayn reacting to Jinder Mahal’s WWE Title win on the post-Backlash edition of Talking Smack with Renee Young and Peter Rosenberg. Following his win over Baron Corbin, Sami says he’s had a rough ride since he came to SmackDown but this is the land of opportunity and he could be champion in 6 weeks or 6 months now.
Do you think the @WWE Championship is in @iLikeSamiZayn‘s near future? #WWEBacklash #TalkingSmack pic.twitter.com/o15v9S9gDM
— WWE (@WWE) May 22, 2017
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