WWE News

Backlash 2018 (Live Coverage & Results) – Part 2

Carmella defeats Charlotte Flair at Backlash 2018

This is part 2 of our Backlash 2018 Live Coverage (click here for Part 1).

Up next is the SmackDown Women’s Championship match. Former SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair makes her way out first, followed by the champion herself, Carmella.

Carmella gets out of the ring every time Charlotte lays her out. The action goes to the outside and Carmella lays out Charlotte with a Superkick.

Charlotte nails a Spear on Carmella. Charlotte looks to lock in the Figure 8, but Carmella counters and locks in the Code of Silence.

Charlotte powers out of it by picking up Carmella. Charlotte hits a Moonsault, but misses and injures her leg. Carmella hits a Superkick and pins Charlotte!

Carmella (c) def. Charlotte Flair to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Up next is the No Disqualification match for the WWE Championship. Shinsuke Nakamura makes his way out first, followed by the WWE Champion “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles.

Styles & Nakamura clashed at WrestleMania 34 and Styles defeated Nakamura fair & square. Nakamura low-blowed Styles after the match and ensured that the feud isn’t over.

Styles faced Nakamura once again at the Greatest Royal Rumble event, but the match ended in a Double Count-out. This is their 3rd PPV match in WWE together.

This is Nakamura’s 5th attempt to capture the WWE Championship in a PPV match.

Nakamura locks in the Dragon Sleeper on Styles in the middle of the ring, but Styles breaks it up. Styles is now looking to hit the Phenomenal Forearm, but Nakamura places Styles on the top turnbuckle in the corner to hit the jumping knees.

Styles is looking to hit a Phenomenal Forearm on Nakamura through the announce table, but Nakamura returns to the ring and Styles ends up delivering a forearm to the back of Nakamura’s head.

Styles is bleeding from his cheek and nails a Pele Kick. Styles is looking to hit the Styles Clash, but Nakamura hits a Low Blow!

Styles returns the favour and nails a Low Blow on Nakamura now! Both men low blow each other again and can’t answer the referee’s count of 10 – the match ends in a double count-out and Styles retains the WWE Championship again.

AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura ends in a Double Countout & Styles retains the WWE Title

To Top