WWE Backlash 2020 - WWE Raw Women's Championship Match: Asuka vs. Nia Jax Result

WWE Raw Women's Championship
Asuka (c) vs. Nia Jax

The match begins with Asuka attacking Jax with some strikes, Jax fights back and Asuka looks for a few submission attempts. Jax then nails Asuka with a headbutt before eating a boot to the face, Jax goes for a clothesline and Asuka gets her in an octopus stretch. Jax gets free and she levels Asuka with a clothesline, Asuka fights back and she gets run over by Jax. Jax follows up by nailing Asuka with an avalanche before tossing her across the ring, Jax then hits Asuka with a slam for a near fall. Jax traps Asuka in the ropes before pulling back on both arms, Asuka lands a few strikes and Jax plants her with a spine buster for a near fall. Jax keeps Asuka down while applying the cobra clutch to her, Asuka gets free and she goes for a guillotine choke on Jax. Jax gets free and she nails Asuka with a jackhammer for a near fall, Asuka gets angry and she attacks Jax with a plethora of strikes. Jax looks for and misses a seated senton, Asuka then hits a downed Jax with a knee strike for a near fall. Asuka follows up by nailing Jax with a missile drop kick and hip attack for a near fall, Asuka keeps Jax down while attacking her with kicks.

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Jax blocks a final kick from landing and she nails Asuka with a sit out power bomb for a near fall, Jax goes for an avalanche and she winds up crashing into the ring post. Asuka goes to the top rope and Jax attacks her with some strikes, Asuka recovers and she drags Jax out of the ring. Asuka then gets Jax into an arm bar while they are out of the ring, Jax gets up and she sends Asuka into the barricade. Asuka nails Jax with a head kick as the referee makes a ten count.

Match Result: Double Count Out, Asuka retains the title

After the match, Asuka attacks Nia Jax with a diving hip attack from the ring apron.

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