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WWE Backlash 2016 Live Results and Reactions
Aj Styles defeated Dean Ambrose to become the new WWE WorldChampion
After the match, we see AJ Styles taking advantage of the referee bump and hitting a low blow kick to Dean Ambrose to setup the Styles Clash finish. Back live, we see AJ Styles holding up the WWE World Championship as the PPV comes to a close.
Heath Slater & Rhyno defeated The Usos to become the first SmackDown Tag Team Champions
At Backlash, the mismatched duo overcame The Usos to become the first SmackDown Tag Team Champions, while earning a SmackDown LIVE contract for Slater in the process
Kane defeated Bray Wyatt in a No Holds Barred Match
The scheduled match between Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton was called off after Wyatt viciously attacked Orton backstage earlier, which led to it being announced that Wyatt would take on Kane in a No Holds Barred Match.
Intercontinental Champion The Miz def. Dolph Ziggler
Intercontinental Champion The Miz reigned supreme over Dolph Ziggler at Backlash with the help of his crafty wife Maryse.
The Usos defeated The Hype Bros in a Second Chance Challenge
The Usos, debuting a new look and seemingly a new attitude, defeated The Hype Bros in the Second Chance Challenge to advance to the final of the SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tournament.
Baron Corbin def. Apollo Crews
Baron Corbin backed up his words following a verbal spat backstage by beating the talented Apollo Crews in the middle of the ring on Backlash Kickoff.
Becky Lynch won the Six-Pack Challenge to become the first SmackDown Women’s Champion
In the opening contest of SmackDown LIVE’s first solo pay-per-view, Becky Lynch made history by overcoming five other competitors in a Six-Pack Elimination Challenge to become the first SmackDown Women’s Champion!
Quick Backlash 2016 Live Results
* Becky Lynch won a Six Pack Challenge to become the Smackdown Women’s Champion
* The Usos def. The Hype Bros to advance to the Smackdown tag title tournament finals
* The Miz def. Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship
* Bray Wyatt def. Randy Orton via forfeit
* Kane def. Bray Wyatt in a No Holds Barred match
* Heath Slater and Rhyno def. The Usos to become the Smackdown Tag Team Champions
* AJ Styles def. Dean Ambrose to become the new WWE World Champion