Superstars like AJ Styles and Dolph Ziggler were impatient with their matches at Backlash and decided to take action early. Check out which other wrestler shocked the WWE Universe in this week’s Smackdown Live power rankings.
Honorable Mention: Jinder Mahal: With another attack on Orton, He’s ready to be the WWE World Heavyweight champion and prove his critics wrong.
5: Dolph Ziggler: His success in the WWE gives him a reason to believe that he will defeat Shinsuke Nakamura at Backlash.
4: Jimmy and Jey Uso: Their confidence makes them the dominant team on the blue brand as they continue to hold on to the Smackdown tag team titles.
3: Randy Orton: The Viper knows how to handle an opponent in the ring, however, he needs to remain focused on his WWE World title defense against Jinder Mahal at Backlash.
2: AJ Styles: He doesn’t quit. The Phenomenal One continues to come up with strategies to win as he prepares for his United States title opportunity at Backlash.
1: Baron Corbin: Even though he lost against WWE Champion Randy Orton, The Lone Wolf continues to prove that he belongs in the WWE World Heavyweight title picture as he’s more motivated than ever.