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WWE has announced six matches for the Backlash PPV on Sunday – the first Smackdown brand PPV of the new brand split era.
Included are two matches in the Smackdown Tag Title tournament finals after American Alpha was pulled from the tournament.
Now, The Usos will face the Hype Bros. in a qualifying match to face Heath Slater & Rhyno in the tournament finals to determine the first Smackdown tag champions.
Backlash PPV Line-up
- WWE World Hvt. Title match: Dean Ambrose vs. A.J. Styles
- Smackdown Tag Title Tournament Finals – Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. “second chance” winners…
- The Usos vs. Hype Bros. finals qualifying match
- Smackdown Women’s Title Six-Pack match: Nikki Bella vs. Becky Lynch vs. Naomi vs. Carmella vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Natalya
- IC Title match: The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler
- Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt