New WWE Champion, Cain Velasquez Debuts, Tons Of Backstage News From SmackDown

Below are news and notes from WWE Friday Night SmackDown in Los Angeles…

– Brock Lesnar went over Kofi Kingston in mere seconds to win the WWE Championship. Kofi charged Lesnar as the bell rang but Lesnar caught him and gave him an F5 and covered him for the win. The bigger story was the debut of Cain Velasquez, which Jason wrote about here on

– Kevin Owens beat Shane McMahon in a brutal ladder match, with the storyline being that Shane is now “fired” from WWE.

– The Rock returned in a segment with Becky Lynch and Baron Corbin. You can view the segment at this link.

– Taz revealed on Twitter he wasn’t invited to tonight’s premiere in Los Angeles.

– The atmosphere backstage at SmackDown was like a small WrestleMania, reports WrestleVotes.


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