Rusev sent a video to the blue brand, explaining that he does not like SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan and Commissioner Shane McMahon. However, he made his debut at the main roster pay-per-view back in January. He provided the expected distraction to Styles during the end of the match.
-Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan. Mahal said that Styles would lose tonight just like Orton will lose at Backlash.
-Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin. But when the fan favorite Nakamura was called up to the main show it wasn't really assumed that Ziggler would be the one to go after him. Will Owens interfere and results in Styles losing the match? In fact, I got to see this match at a WWE Live event in Birmingham last week. However, that makes sense when you consider WWE is only days away from Backlash.
All six participants for Monday's 6-woman tag team match will be in the ring at the same time for a contract signing tonight. The championship match was subsequently broken up by Natalya, Carmella and Tamina (aka The Welcoming Committee) who didn't like that, and more attacking each other later - here we are.
Breezango, somewhat surprisingly, won a Beat-the-Clock challenge recently, earning themselves a tag team title opportunity.
After the match, The Usos walk out on stage to run down Breezango and welcome the Fashion Police to the Uso Penitentiary.
After having their wallets stolen by The Colons, Tyler Breeze & Fandango look for payback while keeping their heads on a swivel for The Usos. Whenever it is they actually show up. Two top superstars fighting for this belt instantly hands a huge amount of prestige and value to it.
Jinder Mahal came down to the ring with the Singh brothers by his side to attack the champion.
In the main event, Orton took on Baron Corbin in a physical match that ended with The Viper landing a surprise RKO for the victory. Ziggler can't wait to show up everyone who turned their back him by beating Nakamura. As reported by Rolling Stone, Triple H has recently been on a well-publicized scouting trip where he claimed that the WWE is dedicated to recruiting the best talent from around the world.
Post-match, Mahal walked out to the stage and told him to enjoy his time with the WWE Title because he will take it from Orton at Backlash.
Singles Match: AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal. Yeah, I know what I did. Styles said that they don't have to wait until Sunday, which led to Jinder Mahal walking out and said that he was supposed to appear on the show.