This is the Fightful.com live coverage for WWE Backlash! Tonight we have a great show as in our main event Randy Orton will defend his WWE World Championship against Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens defends his WWE United States Championship against AJ Styles, we also have the in-ring debut of Shinsuke Nakamura and much more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of the action!
Tye Dillinger vs Aiden English
They lock up to start the match after mocking each other, then Tye goes for the ten punches in the corner, but Aiden gets out of the ring, then chop blocks Tye from behind. English then stomps on Tye and mocks him as we go to commercial.
English stomps on Tye as we come back from commercial until he puts him in a rear chin lock, Tye getting to his knees only for Aiden to hit him with a series of knees. Aiden puts Tye back in the rear chin lock before Tye rolls him up for a quick two count, then Tye comes back and drops him repeatedly. Tye goes for the Tye Breaker, but English ducks out of the ring, then misses a leg drop before Tye misses a splash. English misses a swanton before Tye hits the Tye Breaker for the pin and the win.
Winner: Tye Dillinger via pinfall
Shinsuke Nakamura vs Dolph Ziggler
They start the match with grappling, then lock up for a clean break before they exchange wrist locks and straight armbars. Shinsuke mocks Dolph, the hits him with a series of knees before hitting the Good Vibrations in the corner. They get back in the ring and Dolph hits a neckbreaker before raking at the eyes of Shinsuke, putting him in a side headlock afterwards. Shinsuke fights out, but Dolph turns him inside out with a dropkick for a quick two count, then trash talks Shinsuke before he's dropped with a spinning kick. Shinsuke hits a series of punches and kicks before hitting the running double knees in the corner. D
Dolph counters a reverse exploder, but Shinsuke puts him in a triangle choke. Dolph gets free and hits a DDT for a near fall, then Dolph rolls him up for a quick two count before hitting a famouser. Dolph misses a superkick, but hits the Zig Zag for a near fall before Shinsuke drops Dolph with an axe kick, then Dolph superkicks the back of the neck of Shinsuke. Shinsuke hits the reverse exploder, then hits the Kinshasa for the pin and the win.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura via pinfall
The Usos vs Breezango WWE Tag Team Championship Match
The Fashion Police mock the Usos, including Tyler using a mop, but Jey drops him with a right hand, then breaks the mop. Every time Jey goes for a splash Tyler rolls away before Fandango gets the tag and the Usos double team him in their corner. Fandango counters a sunset flip, then hits a leg drop for a quick two count before Fandango tags Tyler in who's dressed like an old woman. Jey kicks the cane away before dropkicking him repeatedly, then he comes back and hits a bronco buster before Jimmy misses a splash in the corner. Fandango gets tagged in and drops both Usos repeatedly before hitting a leg lariat for a quick two count.
Fandango hits a DDT for a near fall, then tags in Tyler before Tyler has Jimmy accidentally superkick Jey for a near fall. The Usos send Tyler into the barricade and over into the crowd before Fandango takes them out by flipping over the top rope. They get back in the ring and Jimmy grabs the foot of Fandango when he's on the top rope allowing Jey to superkick him for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Usos via pinfall
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