WWE Backlash 2024 Results – May 4, 2024 – Cody Rhodes vs. AJ Styles

May 4, 2024
Lyon-Decines, France – LDLC Center
Commentary – Michael Cole and Corey Graves

Quick Match Results

  1. Street Fight match – The Bloodline (“MFT” Tama Tonga & Solo Sikoa) defeated Kevin Owens & Randy Orton via Samoan Spike (pinfall)
    • Prior to the start of the match, Owens and Tonga engaged ina brawl leading to Sikoa and Orton doing the same causing security to rush out trying to break it up to no avail. After a few Stunners by Owens to several security guys, SmackDown General manager Nick Aldis came out and yelled for them to stop. Aldis stated that since they wanted to act that way, then their match will now be a Street Fight match with no DQs and no countouts.
    • Near the end of the match, Owens hit a brainbuster to Tonga off the top rope through a pile of chairs. Owens then attempted a pinfall only for the referee to be pulled out of the ring by a mystery person, who was revealed to be former NJPW talent Tanga Loa. Loa attacked Owens and Orton with the steel steps. This led to Sikoa hitting a Uranage to Owens through a chair and followed it with a Samoan Spike for the pinfall victory.
    • Following the match, Loa joined the rest of The Bloodline in the ring revealing himself as the newest member of Sikoa’s led group.
  2. WWE Women’s Championship Triple Threat match – Bayley (c) defeated Naomi and Tiffany Stratton via Roll-up (pinfall)
    • Bayley pinned Naomi after countering Naomi’s roll-up attempt with a roll-up of her own for the victory to retain her title.
  3. WWE World Heavyweight Championship – Damian Priest (c) defeated Jey Uso via Top Rope South of Heaven (pinfall)
    • During the match, Judgement Day’s JD McDonagh and Finn Balor both came out and interfered throughout it helping Priest retain his title.
    • Following the match, Balor and McDonagh attacked Uso leading to an irate Priest shoving them away and confronted Balor up to his face stating to back off and that was enough from them. Priest then demanded for Balor and McDonagh to just stand by his side in the ring for his post-match celebration.
  4. WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship – Bianca Belair & Jade Cargill defeated Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) (c) via KOD (pinfall)
    • Belair pinned Asuka after Cargill hit a deadlift Jaded to Sane that was followed by Belair hitting a KOD to Asuka onto Sane and pinned Asuka afterwards for the WWE Women’s Tag titles victory.
  5. Undisputed WWE Championship – Cody Rhodes (c) defeated AJ Styles via Cross Rhodes (pinfall)