After a year out in 2019, Backlash is back to pit top wrestlers from WWE’s SmackDown and Raw rosters against each other, with some major titles up for grabs.
The headliner was the latest clash between Randy Orton and Edge, who have been at the centre of an escalating feud for the past few months, set up in previous matches at Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania 36.
Notably, Backlash was the first WWE event to be announced since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and as a result there were far fewer spectators in the stands than usual.
Randy Orton vs Edge
It was a gruelling match between the two wrestling icons, which saw a wide array of devastating moves, including Orton’s use of Triple H finisher Pedigree and Edge borrowing Dwayne Johnson’s Rock Bottom.
Ultimately, Orton won the fight and taunted Edge after his victory, meaning that bitter feud probably isn’t going anywhere…