The latest episode of SmackDown Live saw some exciting line-up of matches ahead of Backlash pay-per-view (PPV) to be held in Richmond, Virginia on 11 September. The event was aired from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on 30 August.
The main card of the event was a match between Baron Corbin vs Dean Ambrose, while other featured matches were the Tag Team Championship matches between Hype Bros and Vaudevillains, and Heath Slater and Rhyno and The Headbangers, who made a WWE return after a 16-year absence.
Check out the SmackDown Live results for 30 August:
AJ Styles vs Apollo Crews
The match was a fierce one from the very start with AJ Styles and Apollo Crews trying to get the finish. In the end, AJ Styles carried out the Phenomenal Forearm for the win.
Hype Bros vs Vaudevillains (SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tournament First Round Match)
Hype Bros (Mojo Rawley and Zack Ryder) defeated the Vaudevillains (Aiden English & Simon Gotch) to enter the semi-finals. Hype Bros carried out the Hype Rider for the win.
Alexa Bliss & Natalya vs Becky Lynch & Naomi
During the final moments of the match Lynch got distracted by Nikki Bella getting beaten up outside of the ring by Carmella. Bella was rolled up by Alexa Bliss for the win.
Heath Slater and Rhyno vs The Headbangers (SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tournament First Round Match)
Heath Slater and Rhyno defeated Mosh and Thrasher with the Gore and advanced to the semi finals.
Baron Corbin vs Dean Ambrose
Baron Corbin got the win over Dean Ambrose after AJ Styles (who was on commentary) interrupted the match. The Lone Wolf won via disqualification.