WWE Backlash 2020 Results

WWE Backlash 2020
June 14, 2020
WWE Performance Center
Orlando, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

WWE Backlash Kickoff Match: Apollo Crews (c) vs. Andrade Cien Almas w/Zelina Vega For The WWE United States Championship 

Kevin Owens joins the commentary team for this match. Almas kicks Crews in the gut. Almas applies a side headlock. Almas runs into Crews. Crews leapfrogs over Almas. Crews drops down on the canvas. Almas swats away the dropkick from Crews. Almas grabs a side headlock. Almas dives over Crews. Almas applies another side headlock. Almas fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Almas applies The Dragon Sleeper on the top rope. Almas pulls Crews out of the ring. Almas with clubbing blows to Crews back. Crews responds with a Back Body Drop on the diamond plate. Crews kicks Almas in the face. Crews follows that with The Apron MoonSault. Crews rolls Almas back into the ring. Crews with a Delayed Bodyslam for a two count.

Almas negates The Toss PowerBomb. Crews goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas drop toe holds Crews into the middle turnbuckle pad. Almas hits The ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Crews is lighting up Almas chest. Almas gets Crews tied in the tree of woe. Crews avoids The Flying Double Foot Stomp. Crews with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex into the turnbuckles. Crews ducks a clothesline from Almas. Crews with two haymakers. Crews clotheslines Almas. Crews drives Almas back first into the turnbuckles. Crews with clubbing shoulder blocks. Crews with the irish whip. Crews lands The Stinger Splash. Crews follows that with The SpineBuster for a two count.

Crews goes for The Olympic Slam, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas with an arm-drag takeover. Crews dropkicks Almas. Almas with forearm shivers. Crews goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Almas back on his feet. Second Chop/Forearm Exchange. Almas kicks Crews in the gut. Almas with a SlingShot Draping DDT for a two count. Crews negates The HammerLock DDT. Almas kicks Crews in the face. Crews answers with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews hits The Military Press Slam. Crews with a Standing MoonSault. Crews follows that with a Standing Shooting Star Press. The referee is distracted by Angel Garza. Owens pulls Garza off the ring apron. Owens connects with The Stunner on the floor. Almas kicks Crews in the gut. Almas goes for The HammerLock DDT, but Crews counters with The Toss PowerBomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, Apollo Crews via Pinfall 

WWE Backlash 2020 !!! 

First Match: Bayley & Sasha Banks (c) vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs. The Iconics in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE Women’s Tag Team Match

Bayley, Nikki Cross, and Billie Kay will start things off. Kay yells at Bliss. Cross shoves Kay. Forearm Exchange. Double Boot to the midsection of Cross. Bayley and Kay pulls Cross down to the mat. Bayley drops Kay with a forearm smash. Kay tags in Royce. Bayley whips Kay into Royce. Cross applies a sleeper hold. Cross sends Bayley to the corner. Kay attacks Cross from behind. Bayley tags in Sasha. Cross ducks a clothesline from Sasha. Standing Switch Exchange. Bliss tags herself in. Bliss with a straight right hand. We have a brief standoff in the center of the ring. Sasha tells Cross to shut up. Royce with a forearm smash to Bliss. Rollup Exchange. Sasha punches Royce in the back. Sasha with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag for a two count.

Sasha avoids the leg sweep. Royce thrust kicks the midsection of Sasha. Following a snap mare takeover, Royce goes for The Gory Bomb, but Sasha blocks it. Second Rollup Exchange. Sasha kicks Bliss in the gut. Double Irish Whip. Bliss kicks Royce in the chest. Royce goes for a Hip Toss, but Bliss counters with a cradle cover for a one count. Royce with the rolling crucifix for a two count. Third Rollup Exchange of the match. Pier six brawl ensues. Bliss kicks Royce in the gut. Bliss whips Royce into Sasha. Bliss with two palm strikes. Bliss tags in Cross. Cross levels Sasha with a Body Avalanche. Royce responds with a Spinning Leg Lariat for a two count. Bayley punches Royce in the back. Bayley thinks this match has AEW Tag Team Rules. The referee admonishes Bayley.

Sasha tags in Bayley. Bayley with a forearm smash. Bayley with clubbing shoulder blocks. Royce for a two count. Cross side steps Bayley into the turnbuckles. Kay drops Cross with The Big Boot for a two count. Bayley and Kay are double teaming Cross. Kay with a straight right hand to Bayley. Kay with a Wrist Lock Suplex. Iconic Pose. Kay is distracted by Bliss. Sasha delivers The Pounce to Royce. Bayley rolls Kay over for a two count. Sasha knocks Bliss off the ring apron. Bayley gets Kay in the wheelbarrow position. Sasha with a running knee lift. Bayley hooks the leg for a two count. Bayley drives Cross back first into the turnbuckles. Kay pulls Bayley down to the mat. Cross headbutts the midsection of Kay. Cross creates distance with a Running Bulldog/Clothesline Combination. Bliss and Royce are tagged in. Bliss with two clotheslines. Bliss with a punch/slap combination. Bliss hits The STO. Bliss dropkicks Bayley into the ropes.

Bliss with a double knee drop to Royce. Bliss follows that with Three Lou Thez Presses. Bliss transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bliss knocks Kay off the ring apron. Bliss avoids the double clothesline. Bliss with a Running Double Crossbody Block. Bliss repeatedly stomps on Bayley’s chest. Bliss with forearm shivers. Bayley tags in Sasha. Forearm Exchange on the ring apron. Royce with a Running Double Crossbody Block to the floor. Kay gets Cross in the wheelbarrow position. Royce with a Pump Knee Strike. Royce decks Sasha with a back elbow smash. The Iconics with The Reverse Magic Killer. Bliss and Cross responds with Stereo Basement Dropkicks. Royce kicks Bliss in the gut. Royce denies The Hangman’s NeckBreaker. Royce with another back elbow smash. Cross dodges The Spinning Leg Lariat. Bliss and Cross connects with their DDT/FlapJack Combination. Cross dumps Kay out of the ring. Bliss lands The Twisted Bliss. Sasha rolls Bliss over to steal the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Bayley & Sasha Banks via Pinfall 

Second Match: Jeff Hardy vs. Sheamus 

Sheamus with a quick side headlock takeover. Sheamus paint brushes Hardy. Hardy applies a waist lock. Sheamus backs Hardy into the turnbuckles. Hardy ducks under the corner clothesline from Sheamus. Hardy applies a side headlock. Stalemate in the corner. The referee calls for a clean break. Sheamus drives his knee into the midsection of Hardy. Sheamus punches Hardy in the back. Sheamus talks smack to Hardy. Sheamus kicks Hardy in the gut. Sheamus is rag dolling Hardy. Sheamus whips Hardy across the ring. Hardy kicks Sheamus in the chest. Hardy dropkicks the left knee of Sheamus. Hardy repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Sheamus. Hardy with a Low Crossbody Block. Hardy with a double sledge. Hardy uses the middle rope as weapon. Sheamus clotheslines Hardy. Sheamus uppercuts Hardy. Sheamus kicks Hardy in the gut. Sheamus stands on the back of Hardy’s neck.

Sheamus starts ripping away at Hardy’s fishnet shirt. Hardy launches Sheamus over the top rope. Hardy dropkicks Sheamus off the ring apron. Hardy with a Flying Clothesline off the steel ring steps. Hardy slams Sheamus head on the announce table. Hardy rolls Sheamus back into the ring. The referee admonishes Hardy for grabbing the ring stair. Hardy punches Sheamus in the back. Hardy goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sheamus blocks it. Sheamus runs Hardy into the turnbuckles. Sheamus with clubbing elbow smashes. Sheamus dumps Hardy knee first on the steel ring post. Sheamus with a Uranage Toss. Sheamus follows that with a Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Sheamus is choking Hardy with his boot. Sheamus with Two Irish Curse BackBreakers for a two count.

Sheamus applies a rear chin lock. Hardy with elbows to the midsection of Sheamus. Hardy decks Sheamus with a JawBreaker. Sheamus responds with a Pump Knee Strike for a two count. Sheamus yells at Michael Cole. Sheamus goes back to the rear chin lock. Hardy gets back to a vertical base. Hardy with heavy bodyshots. Hardy sends Sheamus chest first into the turnbuckles. Hardy with a Belly to Back Suplex. Hardy is throwing haymakers at Sheamus. Sheamus clotheslines Hardy. Hardy avoids The Flying Clothesline. Hardy with a back elbow smash. Hardy drops Sheamus with The Whisper In The Wind for a two count. Hardy tees off on Sheamus. Hardy with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Hardy follows that with a Split Legged Leg Drop/Basement Dropkick Combination for a two count. Hardy with a Running Splash for a two count.

Hardy goes for The Twist Of Fate, but Sheamus rolls him over for a two count. Hardy with a Mule Kick. Hardy dodges The Brogue Kick. Hardy hits The SlingBlade. Sheamus has Hardy perched on the top turnbuckle. Sheamus is throwing haymakers at Hardy. Sheamus with clubbing blows to Hardy’s back. Hardy sends Sheamus crashing into the canvas. Sheamus knocks Hardy off the top turnbuckle. Sheamus connects with The White Noise for a two count. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on Hardy’s chest. Sheamus applies The Texas CloverLeaf. Hardy grabs the bottom rope which creates separation. Sheamus toys around with Hardy. Sheamus delivers Ten Beats Of The Bodhran. Hardy uses the top rope for leverage. Hardy sends Sheamus shoulder first into the steel ring post. Hardy kicks Sheamus in the gut. Hardy hits The Twist Of Fate. Hardy lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Hardy goes for a Running Clothesline off the barricade, but Sheamus counters with The Brogue Kick. Sheamus rolls Hardy back into the ring. Sheamus plants Hardy with The Brogue Kick to pickup the victory. 

Winner: Sheamus via Pinfall 

Third Match: Asuka (c) vs. Nia Jax For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship 

Asuka ducks a clothesline from Jax. Asuka repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Jax. Asuka unloads a flurry of strikes. Jax shoves Asuka into the ropes. Asuka kicks the right shoulder of Jax. Jax denies The Spinning Back Fist. Jax goes for a Bodyslam, but Asuka counters with a Sleeper Hold. Asuka grabs the left shoulder of Jax. Jax with a straight right hand. Jax HeadButts Asuka. Asuka kicks Jax in the face. Asuka repeatedly slams Jax’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Jax decks Asuka with a back elbow smash. Asuka applies The Octopus Stretch. Jax powers out of the hold. Jax with a running clothesline. Asuka goes for The Fujiwara Arm-Bar, but Jax blocks it. Jax drops Asuka with a Body Block. Jax levels Asuka with a Body Avalanche. Jax follows that with a Big Biel Throw. Jax bodyslams Asuka for a two count. Jax applies a bow and arrow stretch against the ropes.

The referee admonishes Jax. Jax toys around with Asuka. Asuka with heavy bodyshots. Jax hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Jax applies the cobra clutch. Asuka with clubbing elbow smashes. Asuka applies a guillotine choke. Jax hits The Jax Hammer for a two count. Jax stands on the right hand of Asuka. Jax talks smack to Asuka. Asuka with Two Spinning Back Fists. Asuka repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Jax. Asuka thrust kicks the midsection of Jax. Asuka denies The Samoan Drop. Asuka with a sunset flip, but Jax stands still. Jax goes for a Leg Drop, but Asuka ducks out of the way. Asuka connects with The Shining Wizard for a two count.

Asuka grabs the left shoulder of Jax. Asuka delivers The Missile Dropkick. Asuka follows that with a Running Hip Attack for a two count. Asuka with clubbing mid-kicks. Asuka goes for a RoundHouse Kick, but Jax counters with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Asuka sends Jax shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jax HeadButts Asuka. Asuka applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Asuka sends Jax tumbling to the floor. Asuka with a Flying Cross-Arm-Breaker. Jax swings Asuka into the ringside barricade. Asuka with a RoundHouse Kick. The match ended via a double count-out. After the match, Asuka drops Jax with a Flying Hip Attack off the ring apron.

Match Result: Double Count-Out, But Still WWE Raw Women’s Champion, Asuka 

Fourth Match: Braun Strowman (c) vs. The Miz & John Morrison in a Two On One Handicap Match For The WWE Universal Championship 

Strowman and Morrison will start things off. Miz attacks Strowman from behind. Morrison with a forearm smash. Morrison repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Strowman. Strowman slings Morrison to the corner. Morrison avoids The Big Boot. Morrison ducks a clothesline from Strowman. Morrison tags in Miz. Miz is playing mind games with Strowman. Strowman is distracted by Morrison. Miz with southpaw haymakers. Miz ducks a clothesline from Strowman. Miz tags in Morrison. Double Dropkick. Strowman launches Morrison over the top rope. Morrison with an Apron Enzuigiri. Strowman denies The Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Strowman with a big haymaker. Morrison tags in Miz. Miz slams Strowman’s head on the top rope. Miz is throwing haymakers at Strowman. Miz kicks Strowman in the face. Strowman is pissed. Miz begs for mercy.

Strowman with a Big Boot. Strowman throws Miz into Morrison. Strowman sends Miz crashing to the outside. Strowman runs after Miz. Morrison with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Morrison tags in Miz. Miz with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Morrison lands The Corkscrew Plancha. Miz rolls Strowman back into the ring. Miz with a Mid-Kick for a one count. Miz applies a rear chin lock. Strowman backs Miz into the turnbuckles. Morrison tags himself in. Morrison chop blocks Strowman. Morrison is putting the boots to Strowman. Morrison kicks Strowman in the back. Morrison with an uppercut knee strike. Morrison tags in Miz. Double Implant DDT for a two count. IT! Kicks. Miz goes for a RoundHouse Kick, but Strowman counters with an overhand chop. Strowman scores the elbow knockdown. Strowman follows that with The Big Boot.

Strowman knocks Morrison off the ring apron. Strowman with a Big Biel Throw. Morrison tags himself in. Morrison sends Strowman shoulder first into the steel ring post. Morrison with Two SpringBoard Enzuigiri’s. Morrison drops Strowman with a Running Knee Strike. Morrison tags in Miz. Miz with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Miz applies a Full Nelson Lock. Miz tags in Morrison. Miz and Morrison connects with their SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp/Skull Crushing Finale. Miz prevents Morrison from getting the pinfall victory. Miz realized that he made a huge mistake. Morrison hooks the outside leg for a two count. Strowman dumps Morrison out of the ring. Strowman ChokeSlams Miz. Strowman clotheslines Morrison in mid-air. Strowman plants Morrison with The Running PowerSlam to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Universal Champion, Braun Strowman via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Bobby Lashley w/MVP For The WWE Championship 

Lashley gets McIntyre trapped in The Full Nelson before the bell rings. McIntyre is ready to fight. Lashley drives McIntyre back first into the turnbuckles. Lashley with clubbing shoulder blocks. Lashley slams McIntyre’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Lashley with a straight right hand. Lashley with a Vertical Toss for a one count. Lashley hooks the outside leg for a one count. Lashley with a forearm smash. Lashley repeatedly stomps on McIntyre’s chest. Lashley is choking McIntyre with his boot. Lashley hammers down on the back of McIntyre’s neck. Lashley goes for a Corner Spear, but McIntyre counters with a knee lift. McIntyre unloads two knife edge chops. Lashley clotheslines McIntyre for a one count. Lashley with the lateral press for a one count. Lashley applies an arm-bar. Lashley repeatedly drives his knee into McIntyre’s back. Lashley applies a rear chin lock.

Standing Switch Exchange. McIntyre with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Lashley responds with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a one count. Lashley with a Modified Seated Senton. Lashley uses the middle rope as a weapon. MVP talks smack to McIntyre. Lashley is choking McIntyre with his boot. Lashley goes for a Running PowerSlam, but McIntyre lands back on his feet. McIntyre clotheslines Lashley over the top rope. McIntyre repeatedly runs Lashley into the ringside barricade. McIntyre is distracted by MVP. Short-Arm Reversal by Lashley. Lashley with a Death Valley Driver on the floor. Lashley drives McIntyre ribs first into the steel ring post. Lashley rolls McIntyre back into the ring. McIntyre regroups on the outside. McIntyre side steps Lashley into the barricade. McIntyre with a Vertical Suplex on the floor.

McIntyre tosses Lashley back into the ring. Lashley thrust kicks the midsection of McIntyre. McIntyre and Lashley are trading back and forth shots. Lashley reverses out of the irish whip from McIntyre. McIntyre with a Running Clothesline. McIntyre ducks a clothesline from Lashley. McIntyre with The Big Boot. McIntyre follows that with a Flying Clothesline. McIntyre pops back on his feet. Lashley fights out of the fireman’s carry position. McIntyre hits The SpineBuster. McIntyre with a jackknife cover for a two count. Lashley negates The Future Shock DDT. McIntyre kicks Lashley in the chest. Lashley responds with The SpineBuster for a one count. Lashley sends McIntyre shoulder first into the steel ring post. Lashley drops McIntyre with The FlatLiner for a one count. MVP is calling the plays from the outside. McIntyre negates The Full Nelson Lock. Lashley slams McIntyre’s head on the top turnbuckle pad.

Lashley is mauling McIntyre in the corner. McIntyre with The Reverse Alabama Slam for a two count. Lashley launches McIntyre over the top rope. McIntyre slams Lashley’s head on the top rope. McIntyre goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Lashley counters with The CrossFace. McIntyre goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Lashley counters with The Ankle Lock. Lashley goes for The Spear, but McIntyre counters with The Kimura Lock. Lashley grabs the bottom rope which creates separation. McIntyre are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre with The SuperPlex. McIntyre plays to the crowd. McIntyre goes for The ClayMore, but Lashley counters with The Spear for a two count. Lashley is distracted by Lana. McIntyre HeadButts Lashley. Lashley inadvertently sends Lana crashing into MVP. McIntyre connects with The ClayMore to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

The Street Profits & The Viking Raiders Brawl 

Sixth Match: Edge vs. Randy Orton 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Orton sends Edge face first into the canvas. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Orton applies a side headlock. Orton drops Edge with a shoulder tackle. Edge drops down on the canvas. Edge leapfrogs over Orton. Edge with two deep arm-drags. Orton wisely avoids a third arm-drag. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Edge applies a side headlock. Edge with a side headlock takeover. Orton answers with the headscissors neck lock. Orton is trying to play mind games with Edge in the early stages of this match. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Edge applies a side headlock. Orton backs Edge into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Edge sends Orton across the ring. Leapfrog Exchange. Orton drops down on the canvas. Orton trips Edge. Edge regroups on the outside.

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Orton backs Edge into the turnbuckles. Orton drives his knee into the midsection of Edge. Edge showcases his speed and agility. Edge drops Orton with The Big Boot on the floor. Edge rolls Orton back into the ring. Edge hooks the leg for a two count. Orton kicks Edge in the gut. Orton uppercuts Edge. Orton whips Edge across the ring. Edge slides under Orton. Edge reverses out of the irish whip from Orton. Edge with a deep arm-drag. Edge applies an arm-bar. Orton transitions into a waist lock. Edge with an arm-bar takedown. Edge grabs a side headlock. Stalemate in the corner. Orton stomps on the left foot of Edge. Edge with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Orton is throwing haymakers at Edge. Orton goes for The SuperPlex, but Edge blocks it. Edge with Two HeadButts. Edge follows that with a Flying Clothesline on the ring apron. Orton is busted open.

Edge with an arm-ringer on the apron. Edge talks smack to Orton. Edge with three haymakers. Edge with two running knee lifts into the midsection of Orton. Edge hits The Side Russian Leg Sweep. Edge applies The CrossFace. Orton puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Edge negates The RKO. Edge applies The Anti-Venom. Edge with a chop/forearm combination. Short-Arm Reversal by Orton. Orton drops Edge with a Modified NeckBreaker. Orton tosses Edge around the ringside area. Orton slams Edge’s head on the announce table. Orton resets the referee’s ten count. Orton repeatedly slams Edge head against the steel ring steps. Orton with a Belly to Back Suplex on the announce table. Orton has complete control of the match. Orton tosses Edge back into the ring. Orton hooks the outside leg for a two count. Orton delivers The Garvin Stomp. Orton rams his knee across Edge’s face. Orton applies a rear chin lock. Edge gets back to a vertical base. Edge stomps on the left foot of Orton. Edge with heavy bodyshots. Orton sends Edge neck first into the top turnbuckle pad. Three Amigos Exchange. OverHand Chop Exchange. Orton dropkicks Edge to the floor. Orton drives Edge throat first into the metal turnbuckle bar.

Orton with clubbing blows to Edge’s back. Orton with The SuperPlex for a two count. Orton uppercuts Edge. Orton whips Edge across the ring. Edge ducks a clothesline from Orton. Both men are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Edge decks Orton with a back elbow smash. Edge with a Pendulum Kick. Orton is throwing haymakers at Edge. Orton goes for an Avalanche Draping DDT, but Edge blocks it. Edge kicks Orton in the gut. Edge hits The Edgecution for a two count. Edge with two running knee strikes. Edge follows that with The Sliding D for a two count. Edge with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Orton side steps Edge into the turnbuckles. Orton rolls Edge over for a two count. Edge applies The CrossFace. Edge grabs the left shoulder of Orton. Orton with The Olympic Slam for a two count. Orton whips Edge across the ring. Orton goes for The Dynamic Dropkick, but Edge counters with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Orton sends Edge crashing to the outside. Orton drills Edge with The Draping DDT. Edge negates The RKO.

Edge goes for The Unprettier, but Orton blocks it. Orton leapfrogs over Edge. Orton goes for The RKO, but Edge counters with The Edge-O-Matic for a two count. Edge is fired up. Orton avoids The Spear. Edge drops Orton with The Unprettier for a two count. Orton reverses out of the irish whip from Edge. Orton dumps Edge chest first on the top strand. Orton kicks Edge in the gut. Orton connects with The Pedigree for a two count. Short-Arm Reversal by Edge. Edge with The Rock Bottom for a two count. Orton escapes The Sharpshooter. Edge ducks a clothesline from Orton. Edge with a backslide cover for a two count. Orton uppercuts Edge. Edge denies The Draping DDT. Edge rolls Orton over for a two count. Edge with The La Magistral for a two count. Edge follows that with an inside cradle for a two count. Orton connects with The RKO for a two count. Orton argues with the referee. Orton goes for The Punt, but Edge counters with Two Spears for a two count. Edge is shocked. Orton reverses out of the irish whip from Edge. Edge goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Orton counters with The Mid-Air RKO for a two count. Edge locks in The Anti-Venom. Orton delivers The Low Blow. Orton plants Edge with The Punt to pickup the victory.

Winner: Randy Orton via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez