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And it’s time for a quick recap of last night’s WWE Backlash pay-per-view…WITH VIDEO!

Let’s get ready to rumble!   BAM!

– East Side Dave

 

Backlash Opening

Awesome opening.     (A)

Watch the WWE Backlash 2020 show open

See the opening to Backlash 2020, featuring "The Greatest Show" by Panic! At The Disco. Artist: Panic! At The Disco Song: "The Greatest Show" From the album ...

 

Apollo Crews Vs. Andrade (United States Championship Match)

Apollo Crews retained his United States Championship with this impressive win over Andrade.     (B+)

Apollo Crews surprises Andrade with impressive counter: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

United States Champion Apollo Crews shows off his amazing athleticism and strength against Andrade at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA...

 

Bayley & Sasha Banks Vs. The IIconics Vs. Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss (Women’s Triple Threat Tag Team Championship Match)

Despite some furious action from the other teams, Bayley & Sasha Banks retained their titles.     (B-)

Bayley & Sasha Banks ready for next championship challenge: Backlash Exclusive, June 14, 2020

The Women's Tag Team Champions revel in their title defense and look ahead to their upcoming match against Tegan Nox & Shotzi Blackheart. Catch WWE action on...

 

Jeff Hardy Vs. Sheamus (Singles Match)

Maybe the match of the night…Sheamus picked up a hard-fought (and somewhat surprising) victory over a gutty Jeff Hardy.     (A+)

Sheamus isn't here for fairytale endings: Backlash Exclusive, June 14, 2020

After defeating Jeff Hardy, The Celtic Warrior wants to crush the WWE Universe's hopes of a successful comeback for The Charismatic Enigma. Catch WWE action ...

 

Asuka Vs. Nia Jax (Raw Women’s Championship Match)    

Nia Jax was physically dominant…but she didn’t win.  The match ended up in a double-count-out and Asuka retained her belt.      (B+)

Nia Jax's trash talk enrages Asuka: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Raw Women's Champion Asuka defends her title in a hard-hitting bout against Nia Jax at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony ...

 

Braun Strowman Vs. The Miz & John Morrison (2-on-1 match for the Universal Championship)    

Braun Strowman defeated Miz & Morrison in this entertaining match to keep his Universal Championship.      (B-)

Miz & John Morrison take control against Braun Strowman: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

An attempted sing-along gives The Miz & John Morrison an opening against Universal Champion Braun Strowman at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, ...

Strowman reflects on formidable challenge from The Miz & Morrison: Backlash Exclusive, June 14, 2020

The Monster Among Men looks back on his title defense against Miz & Morrison and is grateful to still hold the Universal Title. Catch WWE action on WWE Netwo...

 

Drew McIntyre Vs. Bobby Lashley (WWE Championsip Match)

Lashley brought arguably his best performance to a WWE ring in years…but it was not enough to overcome the Champion, McIntyre, who retained.     (A-)

Bobby Lashley looks to overpower Drew McIntyre: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley expertly trade reversals at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more...

Bobby Lashley has no time for Lana: Backlash Exclusive, June 14, 2020

After The Ravishing Russian's interference led to The All Mighty's loss, Bobby Lashley and MVP ignore the calls of Lana. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX...

 

The Street Profits Vs. Viking Raiders (Parking Lot Brawl)

Some people online LOVED this match…others HATED it.  It was one of those new, cinematic matches that was shot more like a mini-movie rather than a sporting competition.  This one, specifically, was quite strange.   Sometimes fun…sometimes baffling.   Oh, and we still don’t know who won the actual match.     (C-)

The Street Profits & Viking Raiders brawl in parking lot: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Raw Tag Team Champions The Street Profits and The Viking Raiders brawl in the parking lot before their match can start at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on W...

 

Randy Orton Vs. Edge

In what was boldly being promoted as “The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever”…this contest between two legends certainly was excellent…both performers paid homage to wrestling icons of the past with some signature moves from The Rock, Triple H, and others…plus they had a healthy mix of their own, all-time maneuvers.   Can we say it was “the greatest match ever”?   Maybe not.   But it WAS superb.     (A)

Randy Orton and Edge trade iconic finishers: WWE Backlash 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Randy Orton busts out a Pedigree, but Edge responds with a Rock Bottom at WWE Backlash. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and mor...

 

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