Bengaluru, Could 15: Within the opening contest of this week’s SmackDown, Natalya and Tamina Snuka have change into new WWE Girls’s Tag Group Champions. Within the WrestleMania Backlash go-home version, they defeated Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler to seize the belts in a rematch from WrestleMania 37 Evening Two. Tamina pinned Jax after hitting her with the Superfly Splash finisher.
That is the primary tag title reign for Natalya and Snuka collectively whereas this additionally marks Snuka’s first-ever main title win in WWE. (excluding a brief 24/7 Title reign) Jax and Baszler received the titles throughout the Royal Rumble Kickoff pre-show again on January 31, by defeating Asuka and Charlotte Aptitude.
— WWE (@WWE) Could 15, 2021
Representing two of @WWE’s largest dynasties, each @NatbyNature and @TaminaSnuka are title-takers and HISTORY-MAKERS! Congratulations to the NEW #WWE Girls’s Tag Group Champions! #Smackdown pic.twitter.com/kC5YF0LYoX- Advertisement-
— Triple H (@TripleH) Could 15, 2021
In additional information from SmackDown, a Deadly-4-Approach has been introduced for the Intercontinental Championship, subsequent week the place the champion Apollo Crews will defend towards Huge E, Sami Zayn, and Kevin Owens. The match was made official after a Nigerian Honor ceremony hosted by Crews and Commander Azeez was ruined by E, Zayn, and Owens.
Crews went to satisfy Adam Pearce in his workplace as he wished the WWE Official to do one thing in regards to the interruption within the ceremony. He was fairly awarded a shock title match defence. Crews had been positively not pleased with the choice whereas Pearce’s assistant Sonya Deville was additionally reluctant on making this match.
— WWE (@WWE) Could 15, 2021- Advertisement-
WWE has additionally introduced a particular programming line-up for WrestleMania Backlash, this Sunday. It begins at 10 AM ET (Could 16) with the Best of Backlash streaming on YouTube, Fb, and Twitter.
A particular WrestleMania Backlash version of The Bump will air at 1 PM ET through Peacock, WWE Community, Fb, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram Dwell, and Twitch with Braun Strowman and Cesaro being the particular friends.
A “La Preview” Spanish preview present can be airing at 3 PM ET on Peacock, WWE Community, WWE YouTube channel, WWE Instagram web page, WWE Español Fb, WWE Español Twitter, and WWE Español Instagram web page.
Matt Camp, Ryan Pappolla, Queen of the Ring Alex Pagan, and Sam Roberts will then host the Final WrestleMania Backlash present with a fantasy reserving of their final card. This present will air at 4 PM ET through Peacock, WWE Community, YouTube, Fb, and Twitter.
— WWE (@WWE) Could 11, 2021
WrestleMania Backlash Kickoff pre-show will start at 6 PM ET on Peacock, WWE Community, and all WWE social media channels together with WWE’s official TikTok account. No match has been introduced for the Kickoff, until now. WrestleMania Backlash important present begins at 7 PM ET on Peacock and WWE Community.
A WWE Watch Alongside Livestream may even start at 7 PM ET on all WWE social media platforms, hosted by Kayla Braxton and WWE’s The Bump panel. The stream will proceed after the pay-per-view as a post-show. Former WWE Girls’s Tag Group Champion Shayna Baszler, WWE Corridor of Famer Mark Henry, Savio Vega, and Mansoor are introduced to be the friends on this Watch Alongside social gathering.
WrestleMania Backlash match card stands as follows,
WWE Common Title Match
Cesaro vs. Roman Reigns (c)
Triple Menace for the WWE Title
Braun Strowman vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Bobby Lashley (c)
SmackDown Girls’s Title Match
Bayley vs. Bianca Belair (c)
Triple Menace for the RAW Girls’s Title
Charlotte Aptitude vs. Asuka vs. Rhea Ripley (c)
SmackDown Tag Group Titles Match
Rey Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio vs. Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode (c)
Damian Priest vs. The Miz
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