Alexa Bliss becomes #1 contender for Smackdown's women's title

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Tonight saw the aftermath of the memorable Backlash event that took place on Sunday night as Smackdown Live hosted the fallout from their first solo PPV.

With three new champions crowned on Sunday night, the roster officially became complete with every division now having a top prize.

A new challenger

Tonight however, one of them found a new challenger as Becky Lynch's path to No Mercy has just become a lot clearer.


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Lynch won the title after winning the six pack challenge against Alexa Bliss, Naomi, Carmella, Nikki Bella and Natalya on Sunday night.

With Lynch as the new champion, the other five women competed in a fatal five way on Smackdown tonight to crown a new #1 contender.

Bella was surely the favourite to win the match, but it turned out to be a completely new face who would emerge victorious.

In a very back and forth match, all five women had opportunities to win, but it was NXT upstart Alexa Bliss who found a way.

The ending to the match however will surely intensify a different rivalry; Carmella nailed Nikki Bella with a superkick to actually keep the longest reigning Diva's Champion in history down for the three count.

Bliss came in to steal the victory from from Carmella though by throwing her out of the ring and taking advantage of a helpless Bella.

With Bliss now the #1 contender for Lynch's championship, she is expected to challenge her for her title at No Mercy next month.

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