The next pay-per-view (PPV) of the WWE is the Backlash 2016 which took place on Sunday, 11th September 2016 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. It was the first SmackDown Live exclusive event after the brand split from the WWE Raw. Here is the WWE Backlash 2016 results and live coverage online.
WWE Backlash 2016 Results & Highlights Video
Here it comes a New World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles raised his first ever title win at Backlash 2016. SmackDown Live had their first ever pay-per-view event at the Richmond Coliseum it was great to show set up by the “Blue Brand”. There are some new title reigns happened during this pay-per-view and some unexpected matches and winners. Read details of WWE 2016 Backlash Results & Highlights.
Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon addressed the WWE Universe
SmackDown GM Daniel Brayan along with Shane McMahon kick started the Backlash 2016. They addressed the all the WWE Universe and they promised it will be a great show. Because it’s going to be two title defending matches and two new titles introduced in this pay-per-view. Women’s Six Pack challenge for the WWE Women’s Championship title it was the first match to kick start the show.
Six Pack Match (WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship)
Shows first match kick started with crowning New WWE Women’s Champion Becky Lynch won the inaugural Women’s title at Backlash. It was Becky Lynch, Natalya, Naomi, Alexa Bliss, Carmella and Nikki Bella who fought for the title. Alexa Bliss was the first diva who was eliminated from this match by Natalya. Whereas Natalya eliminated Naomi also and Nikki Bella eliminated Natalya. Carmella who was attacking Nikki from last few weeks she eliminated Nikki from the match and frustrated Nikki slapped Carmella on her face after an elimination.
Becky and Carmella were the last two divas in the ring. Becky took advantage and hits her with the BexPlex and later she locked Carmella into the Disarmer and made Carmella tap out and pick up her first ever title win in her career.
Winner – Becky Lynch
The Miz (C) vs Dolph Ziggler (for the WWE Intercontinental Championship)
First title defense of the night was for the WWE Intercontinental Championship this match was between The Show Off Dolph Ziggler and Awesome The Miz along with his wife Maryse. Miz as champion running the IC title very well though he his running champ but he defended that title very good manner. It was an awesome match set up both the superstar was tearing apart from each other. At the end of the match, Miz manage to distract the referee and Maryse sprays something on the Ziggler face and Miz take advantage of that and hits Skull Crusher to retain his title.
Winner – The Miz
Bray Wyatt vs Randy Orton (Later changed to Bray Wyatt vs Kane)
Bray Wyatt injured Randy Orton at backstage and because of that Randy Orton declared not fit for the match and The Demon Kane showed up in this match. It was the heck of the match. Bray Wyatt hit Kane with a chair at the end of the match with his modified version of the Rock Bottom. But randy Orton comes out from nowhere and hit RKO to the Bray Wyatt and later Kane gives Chokeslam to the Wyatt and picked his big victory against him.
Winner – Kane
The Usos vs Heath Slater and Rhyno ( SmackDown Tag-Team Championships)
Heath Slater and Rhyno picks up a victory against The Usos and become inaugural WWE Smackdown champions. The Usos after turning heel they first destroyed The American Alpha and then in the Semi-finals, they exploited The Bros they brutally attacked Zack Ryder and won the match. But in the finals, they won’t able stand front of powerhouse Rhyno. Slater played the major role in this fight he was taking all the attacks from the Usos and not giving up. At one moment the Usos were dominating the fight but at the end, Rhyno speared the Jimmy and Slater crawls on him and they picked up a clean victory over The Usos.
Winner – Heath Slater and Rhyno
Dean Ambrose (C) vs AJ Styles (WWE World Heavyweight Championship)
It was a great matchup made by the WWE officials both superstar never wrestled against each other. “The New Face Who Runs The Place” vs The Lunatic Fringe it was the best physical match for this night. both superstar using their best attack from their Arsenal. AJ Styles and Dean Ambrose was tearing up each other both were looking exhausted at the end of the match. AJ Style hit Ambrose with the Pelle Kick which Ambrose converted with a Lunatic Lariat. As the referee was got knocked out during this moment. Styles take advantage of that and give a low blow and continued with the Styles Splash and pick up his victory.
Winner – AJ Styles