Backlash 2016 is one of the PPV professional wrestling event produced by WWE network. This 12th and first exclusive Backlash 2016 event will held on 11 September 2016 at Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. This event will decide the introductory champions in SmackDown’s Women’s and Tag Team divisions.
Backlash is one of WWE Pay Per View event that generally held every year in April except that of 2005 and 2016.The event initiated by WWE for the first time in 1999.Backlash in the next year (2000) was relaunched as yearly Pay Per View event for WWE network. Then it was made Exclusive to Raw in 2004.Folllowing the pattern of WrestleMania all pay per events are termed as tri-Branded. Backlash then improved by replacing the extreme rules in 2010.it then announced as SmackDown exclusive event in 2016.
Matches in Backlash 2016
Dean Ambrose (c) vs. AJ Styles
This is singles match between the Lunatic Fringe Dean Amborse, current WWE heavy weight champion and Phenomenal AJ Style. And this match is for WWE world heavy weight championship.
The background of this match was scripted by WWE in a strategic manner,AJ defeated John Cena while Dean Retained his WWE championship against Ziggler in SummerSlam.Style made fun of Ziggler at SmackDown,Ziggler attacked Styles as a response of that action on 23 August 2016.After that AJ was announced as No.1 competitor for WWE World Heavy Weight championship at Backlash 2016. During this announcement Ziggler interrupted the event by claiming that he deserves another shot at the title.Style defeated Ziggler to avoid the event to be turned into Triple-Threat match .Ambrose has to suffered from disqualification in a match against Baron Corbin due to interference of AJ Style. So three way fight was ended up with Style standing at the top of the rope on the exclusive episode of SmackDown on 30th August. That’s how the match between these two is settled for WWE heavy weight Championship by WWE network at Backlash 2016.
Six Pack Challenge
Six-pack challenge for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship is settled among six Divas of WWE Alexa Bliss vs. Becky Lynch vs. Carmella vs. Naomi vs. Natalya vs. Nikki Bella
WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte was signed up to RAW and sendoff SmackDown without a women’s championship. The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship was revealed on 23 August 2016 in an episode SmackDown.Then a challenge named as six-pack was settled among six divas of WWE i.e. Alexa Bliss, Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi, Natalya, and Nikki Bella to earn Women Championship at Backlash 2016.Nikki just after recovery joined Natalya and Alexa Bliss and tried to win against Becky Lynch, Carmella, and Naomi. A match was settled between Nikki and Carmella on Smackdown whom she pinned at SummerSlam .Carmella attacked Nikki in a pre-match interview, then again during Talking Smack that raises the heat of revenge between them. This heat seems to be best for business as per Stephanie McMahon. That’s how the match for SmackDowns’ WWE Women Championship for Backlash 2016 was settled.
Tag Team Championship
Tag team tournament final for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship is also one of those matches that are the part of Backlash 2016 event.
WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day were singed to Raw, leaving off the SmackDown without a tag team championship. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship was uncovered along with the women’s championship on 23rd of August in that episode of SmackDown. A competition to earn this championship was then settled, with the final match scheduled for Backlash. In the quarter-finals, The Usos and American Alpha advanced with wins over The Ascension and Breezango, respectively. Heath Slater is allowed to play o the condition that he must a partner and should win tournament to attain contract in WWE draft.Rhyno, who had beaten Slater to win a agreement weeks before, settled to be his partner.In the next week The Hype Bros and Slater and Rhyno beaten The Vaudevillains and The Headbangers, respectively. Still teams for the final are in conclusive phase, but that would be final in upcoming week for Backlash 2016.
Beside this singles matches between Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt and The Miz (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler (for intercontinental championship) are also the part of Backlash 2016.
Bray Wyatt Challenged Randy Orton for a match at Backlash 2016 in episode of SmackDown released on 23rd of August 2016.Randy Orton accepted the challenge for a match against Wyatt at Backlash 2016. In the same episode On the August 23 edition of Talking Smack, The Miz who is current Intercontinental champion went on an outburst on General Manager Daniel Bryan. In an episode of SmackDown that was released on 30th of August Ziggler Challenged The Miz for a match at Backlash 2016 for Miz’s for Intercontinental Championship .Later on, Daniel Bryan declared that The Miz will defend his Intercontinental Championship against Dolph Ziggler at Backlash 2016.
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