Posted on 5/09/122 by Colin Vassallo
Ronda Rousey is the new Smackdown Women’s
champion after last night at Backlash she
beat Charlotte Flair in an I Quit match.
This was Rousey’s second go at the Smackdown
Women’s title after she unsuccessfully
challenged for it at WrestleMania last
month, losing to Flair on night one of the
show. She earned the right to wrestle for
the title after winning the Royal Rumble in
January in St. Louis.
The defeat ends Charlotte’s reign after 198
days. Flair was originally the Raw Women’s
champion but swapped titles with Becky Lynch
when the two went to opposite brands as
It’s Ronda’s second run with a women’s
title, having kept the Raw Women’s title for
a total of 232 days, losing it to Becky
Lynch at WrestleMania 35.