Backlash 7
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Promotion New-WWE Smackdown
Date September 21st, 2016
Venue Richmond Coliseum
City Richmond, VA
Theme Song "Stronger" by Through Fire
Last Event New-WWE Summerslam X
Next Event New-WWE No Mercy 4

Backlash is a New-WWE event that is set to be the first CPV exclusive to the Smackdown brand.

Its Raw counterpart is Clash of Champions.

# Results Stipulations Brand
Pre-Show Heath Slater def. Kage Singles Match Smackdown
1 Andrew Liana def. R-Truth Singles Match Smackdown
2 Rusev (c) def. Dietrich Intercontinental Championship Smackdown
3 The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) def. The Miz and Sheamus Tag Match Smackdown
4 Nikki Bella def. Rosetta (c) Smackdown Women's Championship Smackdown
5 Seth Rollins def. AJ Styles Singles Match Smackdown
6 Breezango def. The Bloodline Tag Match to crown the first-ever Smackdown Tag Team Championship Smackdown
7 Sebastian Cruise (c) def. Roman Reigns WWE World Championship Smackdown
8 Finn Bálor def. John Cena Singles Match Smackdown


  • 7. The arena lights shut off during the match, leading to an alleged interference.

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