WWE Backlash aired from the Performance Center on the WWE Network tonight. Drew McIntyre defended the WWE Championship against Bobby Lashley. Braun Strowman put the Universal Championship on the line against The Miz & John Morrison in a Handicap Match. Edge and Randy Orton battled once again in a bout promoted as ‘The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever’.
Backlash 2020 Results:
- Apollo Crews def. Andrade to retain the US Title (Kickoff Show)
- Bayley & Sasha Banks def. The IIConics and Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross to retain the Women’s Tag Team Championships
- Sheamus def. Jeff Hardy
- Asuka vs. Nia Jax ended in a double count-out
- Braun Strowman def. The Miz & John Morrison to retain the Universal Championship
- Drew McIntyre def. Lashley
- Randy Orton def. Edge
Here are 7 takeaways from WWE Backlash 2020:
7Bayley & Banks Retained The Women’s Tag Titles
Bayley and Sasha Banks put the Women’s Tag Team Championships on the line against The IIconics (Billy Kay & Peyton Royce) and Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss in a Triple Threat match.
Match Recap: Bayley, Nikki Cross, and Billie Kay started it off and it eventually led to everyone in the ring. Peyton, Sasha, and Bliss then tagged in and connected with an Arm Drag on Peyton for a two count. Banks rolled up Bliss but Peyton broke it up.
Banks, Bliss, and Royce knocked everyone off the apron and once again everybody got in the ring. A brawl broke out with Bliss & Cross taking control. Alexa slapped Peyton and Sasha in the face before tagging Nikki in. Peyton booted Nikki in the face for a near fall.
Bayley and Billy Kay tagged in and teamed up on Nikki Cross. Banks knocked Alexa off the apron and delivered a knee to Billy’s face. Bayley went for the cover but Cross broke it up at two.
Bliss tagged in and sent Bayley tot he corner with a Dropkick. Alexa hit Double Knees on Peyton before unloading several right hands to Banks and Bayley. Bliss punched Billy off the apron and hit Bayley & Peyton with a Crossbody.
Sasha tagged in and battled with Alexa on the apron. Peyton Royce took out everyone with a Crossbody and rolled Sasha into the ring. Bliss and Cross slammed Peyton to the canvas and Alexa made her way to the top rope.
Alexa connected with Twisted Bliss but Sasha Banks hopped in the ring and rolled up Bliss for the pinfall victory. Sasha Banks & Bayley are still the Women’s Tag Team Champions.
Opinion: This was a forgettable match but the right team won. Banks & Bayley versus Nox & Blackheart on NXT should be fun this Wednesday on NXT.