At WWE Backlash, Asuka defended the WWE RAW Women’s Championship against Nia Jax. Asuka used her technical expertise to counter Jax’s strength, but the challenger continued to overpower Asuka. Jax earned a two count with an impressive suplex. She dominated Asuka and disrespected her with a slap, but Asuk rocked her with a spinning elbow. A Shining Wizard earned Asuka a two count.
— WWE (@WWE) June 15, 2020
A running hip attack earned Asuka another two count. A ring-shaking powerbomb earned Jax a two count. Asuka locked in an armbar on the outside, but Jax slammed her into the barricade. Asuka rocked Jax with a kick, but both competitors got counted out. As a result, Asuka retained the title. A hip attack off the apron took Jax down again.
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) June 15, 2020
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