Tonight’s Backlash 2016 PPV is airing live from Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia and it is the first SmackDown Live exclusive PPV of the New Era of WWE.
SmackDown Live General Manager Daniel Bryan announces Baron Corbin vs. Apollo Crews for the kickoff show.
Baron Corbin def. Apollo Crews
The main show starts with the 6 pack challenge to crown the 1st ever SmackDown Live Women’s Champion. Below is the order of eliminations:
– Alexa Bliss
– Nikki Bella
Becky Lynch def. Carmella, Nikki Bella, Natalya, Naomi & Alexa Bliss to become the 1st ever SmackDown Live Women’s Champion.
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) September 12, 2016
We go to a backstage segment and we see Bray Wyatt attacking Randy Orton. JBL then questions if Randy will compete tonight or not. It looks like seeds have been planted for Orton to not compete as he still hasn’t been cleared to return to in-ring action.
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