WWE Backlash 2016 Spoilers & Results: Who Are 1st Ever Smackdown Women’s Champion & Smackdown Tag Team Champions?


WWE Backlash 2016 Spoilers and Results follow.

During WWE Backlash 2016 tonight we had the six-pack challenge to determine WWE’s first ever Smackdown Women’s Championship. I believe it was now announced as an elimination match therefore the match keeps going until one woman is left standing.

Backlash 2016 Smackdown 6-pack challenge for the Smackdown Women's Championship

The match’s participants are:

  • Naomi
  • Becky Lynch
  • Nikki Bella
  • Carmella
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Natalya

Naomi eliminated Alexa Bliss, Natalya eliminated Naomi, Nikki Bella eliminated Natalya, Carmella eliminated Nikki Bella and finally the winner is Becky Lynch, after eliminating Carmella, and becoming the first ever WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion.


Congrats to Becky Lynch!

Smackdown Live tag team tourney finalists - Top 4 Smackdown teams

During WWE Backlash 2016 we had two matches in the WWE Smackdown Tag Team tournament. While Heath Slater and Rhyno defeated the Hype Bros in the tournament and moved to the finals their opponent is not clear. Despite American Alpha defeating the Usos for advance to Backlash 2016 Smackdown Tag Team tournament finals, Chad Gable was apparently injured at the hands of a new heel Usos team post match. As Jason Jordan cannot compete solo for the tag team straps, a seconds chance matche between the Usos and the Hype Bros with the winner to face Heath Slater and Rhyno to become the first ever WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions.

New graphic WWE Smackdown tag team tournament

The winner of the second chance match between the Usos and Hype Bros is the Usos.


The winner of the Smackdown Tag Team Championship finals between the Usos Bros and Heath Slater And Rhyno is not unexpectedly Heath Slater and Rhyno! Slater finally get his WWE Smackdown contract!


Congrats to Rhyno and Heath Slater!

For the full details of these matches and the rest of the WWE Backlash 2016 PPV card please check out IP’s full play-by-play here.

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